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There are 5 ways to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station by subway, train, bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  17 min

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Greenwich

£4 - £13

Cheapest option

Line 453 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 453 bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Deptford Bridge 453 / ...

£2

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the ferry from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier Rb1 / ...

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station 6.2 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station 6.2 miles

£1 - £2

Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Big Ben and Greenwich DLR Station is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), South Eastern Trains Service and Thameslink, the Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station service departs from Big Ben and arrives in Greenwich. Typically 689 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
27 min
Fastest journey time:
15 min
Services per week:
689
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:25
Last service departs at:
23:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station walk, subway and train schedules

Departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Big Ben → Greenwich DLR Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Greenwich DLR Station is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westminster Station Parliament Square station and arriving at Deptford Bridge. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at Greenwich Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Big Ben station to Greenwich DLR Station. However, there are services departing from Westminster station and arriving at Greenwich via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 min.

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It is 5 miles from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station. It is approximately 6.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station without a car is to subway and train which takes 17 min and costs £4 - £14.

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It takes approximately 17 min to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station, including transfers.

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Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Westminster Station Parliament Square.

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Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Westminster station.

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Map of how to get from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Big Ben, England and Greenwich DLR Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Deptford Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£3 - £4
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 Westminster Station Parliament Square to Deptford Bridge
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Deptford Bridge station.

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Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Greenwich station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station is 6 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Big Ben to Greenwich DLR Station.

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There are 3810+ hotels available in Greenwich DLR Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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