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

Starting at: London City Airport DLR

• Take the DLR to Bank DLR Station
• Change at Bank DLR Station
• Take the Central line to Liverpool Street
• Change at Liverpool Street Underground Station

Arrive at: London Liverpool Street

Journey time between London City Airport DLR and London Liverpool Street averages at 28 minutes


Stations passed through from London City Airport DLR

  • Pontoon Dock DLR Station
  • West Silvertown DLR Station
  • Canning Town DLR Station
  • East India DLR Station
  • Blackwall DLR Station
  • Poplar DLR Station
  • Westferry DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station
  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Bank DLR Station

Local disruptions

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.

LIVERPOOL STREET UNDERGROUND STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible, travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing.


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 Liverpool Street to London City Airport DLR


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

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