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London City Park and Ride Airport Parking

About London City Airport

London City Airport is located right near the Royal Docks near the Newham area of London close to Canary Wharf. It’s a one-runway airport, used a lot by workers in the financial industry from the City of London, but is also an ideal airport for Londoners looking to travel abroad for holidays. Despite its single runway, the London City Airport is actually the 13th busiest airport in the country and serves somewhere in the region of 4.5 million passengers every year.

Why Use London City Park And Ride?

While London City Airport has plenty of parking spaces, the reality is that some people prefer to park and ride. It means you won’t have to worry about heavy airport traffic on busy times of the year, and can also enjoy lower prices. Parking at London City can cost up to £53 a day, whereas using another private car park could be as little as £9, including your shuttle bus.

However, you should also be aware that booking in advance to guarantee your spot tends to be much cheaper than paying for your airport space on the day. And the earlier you make your booking, the cheaper it will be, so always check in advance for the best price and ultimate in convenience.

What Are The London City Park and Ride Airport Parking Options?

Unfortunately, London City Airport does not offer a Park and Ride service per se. Due to the small size of the airport, both long-term and short-term parking options are located close to the terminal, with short-stay customers just a 2-5 minute walk away from the airport. Long-stay parking at London City airport is a little further afield, but still only a short 5-10 minute walk.

Customers with mobility issues should be aware that London City Airport works closely with Disabled Go, and you should contact the airport directly to arrange help from the Passengers with Reduced Mobility (PRM) Assistance team.

Are there off-site options for London City Airport Park and Ride?

However, although you cannot make use of any on-site park and ride options at London City Airport, there are still options for you off-site. Lots of companies – such as Europcar, Avis and Hertz operate off-site parking facilities close to London City airport and provide transport in the form of shuttle buses to and from the airport.

Prices vary considerably and start at around £9 a day, or £40 per week if you need a long-stay option. The cost of using the vast majority of shuttle buses to and from London City Airport tends to be included in the per hour or per day fee, so is effectively free of charge.


While there is no need to use shuttle buses travelling to and from London City Airport, some people will prefer the lower price of parking elsewhere. We recommend getting in touch with the relevant organisation to ensure you get the service you need at the price you are willing to pay or use our comparison service to see the best possible option for your needs.

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