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There are 4 ways to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr

£4 - £8

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House N551

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre 8.1 miles

£25 - £31

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre 8.1 miles

£1 - £2

Beckton to Aldwych Theatre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Beckton and Aldwych Theatre is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 38 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR) and London Underground (Tube), the Beckton to Aldwych Theatre service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Aldwych Theatre. Typically 928 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40 min
Fastest journey time:
38 min
Services per week:
928
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:25
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Aldwych Theatre train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Beckton → Aldwych Theatre
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The cheapest way to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre is to bus which costs £2 and takes 49 min.

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The fastest way to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £25 - £31.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beckton, Kingsford Way and arriving at Temple, Aldwych Somerset House. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Aldwych Theatre station. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Temple station via Tower Hill station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Beckton and Aldwych Theatre is 8 miles. The road distance is 8.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre, including transfers.

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Beckton to Aldwych Theatre bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Beckton, Kingsford Way station.

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Beckton to Aldwych Theatre train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre is to train which takes 41 min and costs £3 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 49 min.

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  • Distance: 7.6 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Aldwych Theatre, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Beckton DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£25 - £31
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Beckton to Aldwych Theatre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, Aldwych Somerset House station.

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Beckton to Aldwych Theatre train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Tower Gateway DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Aldwych Theatre is 8 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Beckton to Aldwych Theatre.

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