Transfer Between Cardiff <> London City

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Professional chauffeurs

Travel confidently with expert chauffeurs delivering industry-leading quality, reliability, discretion, and more.
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Door-to-door convenience

Rest easy with door-to-door pick-up and drop-off — no waiting in lines or change of transportation needed.
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Set your own schedule

Schedule your pickup whenever you want, and leave departure boards and timetables in the rear-view mirror.
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Land in the heart of London

Unlike flying into Heathrow or Gatwick, you’ll find yourself in the heart of the English capital when you land at London City Airport. Located on the Royal Docks east of Greenwich, London City is only a short ride on the DLR to Bank and Tower Gateway—both major public transport hubs in central London. However if London isn’t your final stop, you can meet your professional Blacklane chauffeur at Arrivals for a seamless transfer to another of the United Kingdom’s great capitals—Cardiff. Relax in the back of your luxury vehicle as we travel across England and into Wales. Our door-to-door service means there’s no waiting in lines or switching between modes of transportation; just direct, straightforward travel from LCY to Cardiff.

Stress-free solution

Booking our City to City rides as an alternative to flights, trains, or car rentals means avoiding the crowds and staying safe on your long-distance journey. Instead of enduring long lines and multiple interactions before you even hit the road, you just enjoy the comfort of a private transfer in a top-of-the-line vehicle.

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Discover Cardiff

A long distance taxi alternative from London City Airport to Cardiff is the easiest way to get out of London and into Wales. We also provide airport transfers from other London airports such as Heathrow and London Luton. If you’re travelling to Cardiff for work, our experienced British chauffeurs will get you out of London and to your Cardiff accommodation quickly, giving you time to catch up on emails or make calls from the backseat. Once you’ve arrived in Cardiff, take some time to enjoy a stroll along the bustling Cardiff Bay waterfront, or go shopping in the kilometre of arcades that date back to the Victorian era. The Cardiff Indoor Market and the Cardiff Farmers’ Markets in Riverside are also worth a visit during your stay.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much would a taxi cost from London to Cardiff?

A taxi from London to Cardiff will cost you around £180 to £250 depending on when you book. However these prices don’t always include additional fees or flight delays. Blacklane will monitor your flight and adapt your arrival time accordingly, meaning you won’t be charged anything extra for plane delays.

Can I get a train from London City Airport to Cardiff?

Yes you can take the train from LCY to Cardiff, but you will need to change trains at least 3 times. From London City you will take the DLR to Stratford or Woolwich Arsenal, and then transfer the Elizabeth Line to Paddington. There are regular trains from Paddington into Cardiff, and the journey takes around 2 hours as long as there aren’t any delays.

How far is London City Airport from Cardiff?

London City Airport is approximately 191 miles (307.3 kilometres) from Cardiff.

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