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London City Airport

Prepare for your visit to London City airport

Travelling prepared is the key to a successful journey. From directions to currency exchange, we've got all the info here. We want to help you get your holiday off to a great start, right from parking your car to taking off into the open skies.

Business or pleasure, enjoy a smooth check-in

London City airport's location in the heart of the London Docklands makes it ideal for many business travellers, but it also offers an excellent alternative to leisure passengers as well. Plan your trip today and enjoy a smooth experience.

Getting to London City airport

London City airport is 10 miles from the West End, six miles from London's financial district, and three miles from Canary Wharf. The airport is easily accessible by road and rail, with the Docklands Light Railway running directly to the terminal. For more information visit our London City airport directions page.

Check-in, relax, fly

Passengers can enjoy a generally hassle-free check-in at London City airport, with 26 check-in desks and the additional five self-service kiosks for BA, Air France and Lufthansa passengers. After check-in, why not continue your relaxed experience in one of our luxury airport lounges? Prices start from just £14.95 per person.

Hand luggage information

  • Liquids are permitted in containers of up to 100ml
  • Pushchairs and wheelchairs are allowed after they have been screened
  • Laptops are now allowed as hand luggage
  • Some airlines allow no more than one item
  • Dimensions no bigger than: H:56cm, W:45cm, D:25cm
  • No more than one liquid item in the agreed container

Driving to London City airport?

We recommend using the London City On Airport parking, it's within walking distance from the terminal and prices start from as little as . Don't forget the earlier you book your London parking the cheaper it can be, and remember, you can cancel for FREE at least 24 hours before your arrival time with our 99p cancellation waiver.