Car Rental at London City Airport

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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
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$43.86 per day
Compact
Ford Focus or similar
Ford Focus
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$50.00 per day
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or similar
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
$50.42 per day
Intermediate
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$61.18 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Compact
Vauxhall Crossland or similar
Vauxhall Crossland
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$51.50 / per day
Standard
Kia Sportage or similar
Kia Sportage
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$65.48 / per day
Compact
Kia Ceed STW or similar
Kia Ceed STW
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
$65.69 / per day
Premium
Mercedes Benz CLA or similar
Mercedes Benz CLA
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$146.73 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 02:01 on 2023-01-30. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Traffic direction
Left-hand side
Country code
44
Average car rental price
$66.86 / per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
48 km/h
30 mph
Speed limit out of town
97 km/h
60 mph
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 $102 per day
  • Large cars - from $61 per day
  • Medium cars - from $38 per day
  • Premium cars - from $106 per day
  • Small cars - from $29 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.
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Airport info

Rating
8.2
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Check-in and departures 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. 0.5 km / 0.3 miles away
  2. 1.2 km / 0.7 miles away
  3. 3.2 km / 2.0 miles away
  4. 3.9 km / 2.4 miles away
  5. 4.3 km / 2.7 miles away
  6. 4.7 km / 2.9 miles away
  7. Car Rental in London Fulham from $20.23 per day
    4.7 km / 2.9 miles away
  8. 5.5 km / 3.4 miles away
  9. 6.8 km / 4.3 miles away
  10. 12.4 km / 7.7 miles away
  11. 13.3 km / 8.3 miles away
  12. Car Rental in London Ilford from $20.23 per day
    18.1 km / 11.2 miles away
  13. 18.2 km / 11.3 miles away
  14. 20.2 km / 12.5 miles away
  15. 41.0 km / 25.5 miles away
  16. Car Rental at Luton Airport from $19.90 per day
    41.9 km / 26.1 miles away
  17. 49.8 km / 31.0 miles away
  18. Car Rental in Reading East from $41.40 per day
    53.9 km / 33.5 miles away
  19. 70.7 km / 43.9 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
$17.83
January
$61.95
February
$44.77
March
$68.07
April
$74.43
May
$79.74
June
$72.30
July
$44.39
August
$88.91
September
$88.83
October
$112.80
November
$112.80
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 $17.83. 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 $112.80 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are just 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 frequent 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 month for car rental at London City Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at London City Airport in July, while they are least likely to to rent in 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 Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Europcar Vauxhall Corsa 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Mercedes Benz Vito 5 3 Vans
Europcar Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Europcar Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Keddy Vauxhall Crossland 5 2 SUVs
Keddy Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Europcar Vauxhall Crossland 5 2 SUVs
GreenMotion Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Volkswagen ID.3 4 2 Medium cars
Hertz Vauxhall Corsa 4 1 Small cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Hertz
8.65 / 10
Lowest rated company
GreenMotion
7.25 / 10
Total rental companies
6
Average daily price
$66.86
Lowest daily price
$43.86
Total cars available
26

Top 6 Suppliers at London City Airport in 2023

Hertz
Hertz
Excellent 8.7
+4408433093045
Hartmann Rd, London E16 2PX
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
+4403445446030
London City Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Sun:08:00-13:00
Keddy
Excellent 8.3 / 9 reviews
+4403713843412
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
$44 - $161
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8.2 / 1 reviews
08433093045
LONDON CITY AIRPORT
Working hours
Mon:08:00-16:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-16:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Europcar
Very good 7.6 / 10 reviews
+4403713843412
Hartmann Rd, Royal Docks, London E16 2PX
$50 - $196
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-16:00
Wed:08:00-16:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-13:00
GreenMotion
Very good 7.2 / 48 reviews
+4402071860016
1010 Dockside Rd, London E16 2QT
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
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