Helpful London City Airport Information
London City Airport is unique, given that it is right bang in the middle of London, so if you’re looking for hotels, restaurants and shops nearby you won’t have far to go!
Although, for those travelling from London City, there is also plenty on offer inside the terminal building. With a good selection of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as Bureau de Changes too!
London City Airport is geared towards the city slickers and business travellers in particular, with its very own shoe shine service! You can be sure to look perfectly dapper for your business meetings with this service.
There are plenty of opportunities to stock up on travel essentials at London City Airport, with a WH Smith before security in the terminal concourse.
Here you can pick up anything from magazines, drinks, confectionary and books to pay-as-you go phone cards and even a selection of baby foods and products if you need them.
Once through security, you can head straight to the Aelia Duty Free Shop, where there is a wide selection of products on offer, from great gift ideas, such as designer fragrances and jewellery, through to fine wines and spirits, technology and clothing.
Perhaps you want to treat yourself to a Links of London bracelet before you jet off, well why not. There’s everything you need for your trip, whether it’s business or pleasure.
Eating & Drinking
If you’re not busy getting your shoes shined, you may want to grab a bite to eat. Well, before security you have the choice of Pret A Manger or Panopolis, for great tasting sandwiches, breads and light bites from all around the world.
Once through security, the choice expands, with another Panopolis, as well as Caffé Nero and Espressamente Illy, all offering a great choice of light bites and tasty coffees.
If you’re looking for something a bit more substantial or fancy something a little stronger to drink then head to rhubarb, which has a lovely modern British menu perfect for individual travellers or family groups.
Or why not go to The City Bar, which is buzzing with atmosphere just like the big city itself. It has a great menu to choose from and wonderful selection of world wines to wash it down with.
Travellers are lucky enough to have free unlimited access to Wi-Fi throughout the terminal. You simply need to pre-register online before you travel and access it with your username and login once you arrive at the airport.
There are also public access Internet stations in the Departure Lounge too, should you need them.
Extra Airport Services
If you’re travelling from London City Airport, you can start your trip in style with their DiamondVIP Airport Concierge Meet & Assist Service.
Passengers will be designated their very own Airport Concierge agent, who will meet them on arrival and guide them through the entire experience, from collecting and transferring luggage to swiftly guiding them through official procedures and escorting them directly to their aircraft when the flight is called.
Now that’s what we call service - who says special treatment is only for celebrities?
Car Parking at London City Airport
London City Airport offers a Meet and Greet service. This allows you to remove the hassle of parking your car at the airport and allows you to go straight to the terminal.
A professional driver will take your car and park it for you and when you come back from holiday, they will be there waiting with your car. The meet and greet service is a great way to be relaxed before flying abroad for your holiday.
To compare the best prices available for parking your car at London City Airport, please visit our London City Airport page.
Hotels at London City Airport
As you would expect there is a really good selection of hotels to choose from around London city’s airport. One of the best in our opinion is the trendy Aloft Hotel.
It’s a hotel with a difference both in its interior and the way they do things.
To find out more about the Aloft hotel and others please visit our London City Airport Hotels page.