Car Rental London City Airport (LCY)

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London City Airport, London, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or similar
Fiat 500
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 2x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$33.84 / per day
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or similar
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 3x
  • Yes
  • Man.
Europcar
$118.53 / per day
Compact
VW Golf or similar
VW Golf
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$38.40 / per day
Standard
VW Passat or similar
VW Passat
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$42.66 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Economy Elite
Mini Cooper or similar
Mini Cooper
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$59.73 / per day
Compact Elite
BMW 1 series or similar
BMW 1 series
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$59.73 / per day
Intermediate
Volvo V40 or similar
Volvo V40
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$59.73 / per day
Premium
Mercedes Benz C Class or similar
Mercedes Benz C Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
GreenMotion
$99.27 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Country code
44
Average car rental length
6 days
Economy car rental price
$45.06 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Speed limit within town
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
London City Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Did you know? London City Airport is the airport closest to the City of London, both the original settlement of London and Britain’s leading financial district.

Top international routes

  • Amsterdam
  • Edinburgh
  • Dublin
  • Zurich
  • Milan
  • Frankfurt

Main airlines

British Airways, Flybe, CityJet, Swiss International Air Lines, Lufthansa, and TAP Air Portugal

Terminals

London City Airport has a single passenger terminal. It has two floors and serves all domestic and international flights.

Location

London City Airport is in East London, in the London Borough of Newham. It’s about 11 km (6.9 mi) from the City of London, while the Canary Wharf area and many other important London locations and attractions are even closer.

Most popular types of rental car

Economy, Mini, Compact, Van, SUV

Top car rental companies

Europcar, Keddy, and GreenMotion

Car rental desks

Most offices are located in a separate area right next to the airport terminal. Just follow the signs and you’ll reach them in a couple of minutes walking.

Services and facilities

Despite the airport’s small size, you’ll find a nice choice of cafés, restaurants, and bars, as well as shops, a bookstore, and a duty-free outlet for passengers leaving the EU. There are also ATMs, two lounges, a pharmacy, and a spa. The left luggage room is in Security Zone A, behind the check-in counter area. The airport is fully accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. Do keep in mind that London City Airport is not open 24/7—business hours are 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on workdays, 5:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays, and 5:00 a.m. to 10:20 p.m. on Sundays. You can find more information on the airport's official website.

Nearest gas station

Texaco at 200 High Street can be reached in about 12 minutes and is open 24/7. While there are other gas stations even closer to London City Airport, travelers give this Texaco station the highest rating.

Popular one-way rentals

Airport info

Rating
8.2
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Departure and check-in 8.2
  • Terminal facilities 6.6
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.4
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.0
  • Lounge 4.6

London City Airport (LCY)

  • IATA: LCY
  • ICAO: EGLC
  • Airport name: London City Airport (LCY)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Medium Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 6 m / 19 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Grooved
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 80,490
  • Passengers (per year): 4,530,439
  • Distance from City: 6.8 miles / 11 km E of town
  • Phone: +44 (0)20 7646 0088
  • Email: csc1@londoncityairport.com

Top 20 Locations near London City Airport

  1. Car Rental at London Edgware from $33.84 per day
  2. 2.7 km / 1.7 miles away
  3. 3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  4. 4.2 km / 2.6 miles away
  5. 8.6 km / 5.3 miles away
  6. 24.0 km / 14.9 miles away
  7. Car Rental at Luton Airport from $19.96 per day
    41.7 km / 25.9 miles away
  8. 42.9 km / 26.6 miles away
  9. 46.5 km / 28.9 miles away
  10. 57.0 km / 35.4 miles away
  11. 107.3 km / 66.7 miles away
  12. 146.0 km / 90.7 miles away
  13. 151.2 km / 93.9 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at London City Airport?

The cost of renting a car at London City Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at London City Airport
$18.76
January
$65.17
February
$47.10
March
$71.62
April
$78.30
May
$83.90
June
$76.06
July
$46.70
August
$93.54
September
$93.46
October
$118.67
November
$118.67
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at London City Airport is January when prices for an Economy class start from $18.76. You can see that this is 75% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 84% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $118.67 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at London City Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 7 days, while in March, the average rental period is only 5 days.
Average Rental Length at London City Airport
6
January
6
February
5
March
5
April
5
May
5
June
5
July
5
August
6
September
6
October
7
November
6
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at London City Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at London City Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in June.
London City Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
86%
January
77%
February
88%
March
106%
April
122%
May
74%
June
134%
July
132%
August
88%
September
98%
October
92%
November
103%
December

Top 5 Suppliers for London City Airport in 2019

SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
+44-844-4993399
London Regatta Centre,Dockside
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843412
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
0044 03 445 446 030
London City Airport
Europcar
Excellent 8.2
+4403713843412
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
GreenMotion
Very good 7.5
0044 02 071 860 016
1010 Dockside Rd, London E16 2QT

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