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Car Rental at London City Airport

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London City Airport, London, United Kingdom
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
VW Up or similar
VW Up
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$22.40 / per day
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Economy
Citroen C3 or similar
Citroen C3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$23.43 / per day
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Compact
Kia Ceed or similar
Kia Ceed
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$24.61 / per day
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Intermediate
Volvo V40 or similar
Volvo V40
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$28.23 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Standard
Skoda Octavia or similar
Skoda Octavia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$29.64 / per day
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Compact Elite
Hyundai Tucson or similar
Hyundai Tucson
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$33.60 / per day
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Minivan
Seat Alhambra or similar
Seat Alhambra
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$110.07 / per day
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Premium
Volvo XC60 or similar
Volvo XC60
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$110.08 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:03 on 2021-01-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Country code
44
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

  • Station wagons - from $47 per day
  • Large cars - from $32 per day
  • Medium cars - from $48 per day
  • Premium cars - from $194 per day
  • Small cars - from $25 per day

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

  • Edinburgh (648 km / 403 mi). The capital of Scotland is a long drive away from London, but this epic trip north is worth it. One of the most picturesque cities of Europe, it combines classy architecture with ancient sites and large nature areas.
  • Luton (55 km / 34 mi). Located just northwest of London, Luton is not often thought of as a tourism destination, but the cozy city has its fair share of delights. Visitors appreciate the Luton Museum & Art Gallery, Stockwood Discovery Center, and the city’s two large parks.
  • Manchester (317 km / 197 mi). Combining impressive industrial heritage with a touch of innovation and class, Manchester is one of the most interesting cities of North England. Whether you’re here for the famous Village area, amazing food, or the city’s two world-famous football teams, you won’t be leaving disappointed.
  • Winchester (172 km / 107 mi). Known as a cathedral city for its famous central religious building, Winchester is one of the most picturesque places in South East England. In addition to the stunning cathedral, the city also boasts the equally impressive Winchester Castle and the interactive Science Center & Planetarium.
  • Canterbury (95 km / 59 mi). Another city famous for an amazing cathedral, Canterbury is one of the most popular day-trip destinations for visitors of London. Inhabited since ancient times, Canterbury is home to many historic sites, specialized museums, and heritage attractions.
  • Crawley (84 km / 52 mi). Small and cozy, this West Sussex town is a great place to spend a relaxing day outdoors - located just a short drive south of London, Crawley is surrounded by a number of beautiful gardens, parks, and forests.

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
  • Name: London City Airport (LCY)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • 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 London Fulham from $12.96 per day
    14.7 km / 9.1 miles away
  2. 15.6 km / 9.7 miles away
  3. 16.0 km / 9.9 miles away
  4. 17.2 km / 10.7 miles away
  5. 18.3 km / 11.4 miles away
  6. 18.5 km / 11.5 miles away
  7. 18.8 km / 11.7 miles away
  8. 19.2 km / 11.9 miles away
  9. 19.5 km / 12.1 miles away
  10. 19.7 km / 12.2 miles away
  11. 22.2 km / 13.8 miles away
  12. 23.6 km / 14.7 miles away
  13. Car Rental London Ilford from $15.96 per day
    26.2 km / 16.3 miles away
  14. 27.3 km / 17.0 miles away
  15. Car Rental at London Edgware from $28.54 per day
    30.1 km / 18.7 miles away
  16. Car Rental at Luton Airport from $11.30 per day
    60.2 km / 37.4 miles away
  17. 61.3 km / 38.1 miles away
  18. 63.7 km / 39.6 miles away
  19. 96.5 km / 60.0 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

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
$19.95
January
$69.30
February
$50.08
March
$76.15
April
$83.26
May
$89.21
June
$80.88
July
$49.66
August
$99.46
September
$99.38
October
$126.19
November
$126.19
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 $19.95. You can see that this is 75% cheaper than the yearly average and 84% cheaper than renting a car in November (when rental prices start at $126.19 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
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.
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

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
GreenMotion Kia Ceed 3 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 3d 3 2 Small cars
GreenMotion Kia Stonic 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Toyota IQ 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Volvo V40 4 2 Large cars
GreenMotion Peugeot 2008 5 2 Medium cars
Europcar Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Fiat 500 2 1 Small cars

Top 5 Suppliers at London City Airport in 2021

SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.6
+448444993399
London Regatta Centre,Dockside
Keddy
Excellent 8.6
+4403713843412
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:07:00-22:00
Tue:07:00-22:00
Wed:07:00-22:00
Thu:07:00-22:00
Fri:07:00-22:00
Sat:07:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-22:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+4403445446030
London City Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-13:00
Tue:08:00-13:00
Wed:08:00-13:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-14:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
Europcar
Excellent 8.2
+4403713843412
Hartmann Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 2PX
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-18:00
GreenMotion
Very good 7.5
+4402071860016
1010 Dockside Rd, London E16 2QT
$22 - $195
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-19:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:09:00-13:00
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