London Liverpool Street to London City Airport DLR - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: London Liverpool Street

• Take the Central line to Stratford
• Change at Stratford Underground Station
• Take the Jubilee line to Canning Town
• Change at Canning Town Underground Station
• Take the DLR to London City Airport DLR Station
• Change at London City Airport DLR Station

Arrive at: London City Airport DLR

Journey time between London Liverpool Street and London City Airport DLR averages at 25 minutes


Stations passed through from London Liverpool Street

  • Bethnal Green
  • Mile End
  • Stratford

Local disruptions

No service between Liverpool Street and Hackney Downs due to overhead wire problems. London Underground and London Buses are accepting tickets via reasonable routes. A reduced service is operating on all London Overground lines and there is no service between Surrey Quays and New Cross due to operational restriction. Public transport should only be used for essential journeys.

A 15 minute service is operating between Paddington and Heathrow Airport / Reading due to operational restrictions. A normal service running between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Public transport should only be used for essential journeys.

c2c: Sunday 31 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street instead.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: London City Airport DLR to London Liverpool Street


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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