There are 7 ways to get from Catford to Whitechapel by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Catford Bridge to New Cross
  2. Take the train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel

£4 - £13

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Line 47 bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Spitalfields, Primrose Street 47

£2

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Line 47 bus via Canada Water  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Catford, The Catford Centre to Canada Water Bus Station 199 / ...

£2 - £4

Line 171 bus, train  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 171 bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Queens Road Peckham Station 171
  2. Take the train from Queens Road Peckham to Whitechapel

£4

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Catford to Whitechapel 7.8 miles

£21 - £26

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Catford to Whitechapel 7.8 miles

£1 - £2

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Catford to Whitechapel 7.8 miles

£16 - £23

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The cheapest way to get from Catford to Whitechapel is to line 47 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Catford to Whitechapel is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall and arriving at Spitalfields, Primrose Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Catford to Whitechapel. However, there are services departing from Catford Bridge and arriving at Whitechapel via New Cross ELL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Catford and Whitechapel is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Catford to Whitechapel without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £3 - £13.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Catford to Whitechapel, including transfers.

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Catford to Whitechapel bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall station.

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Catford to Whitechapel train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Catford Bridge station.

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The best way to get from Catford to Whitechapel is to train which takes 33 min and costs £3 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 47 bus via Canada Water, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 46 min.

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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Catford, England and Whitechapel, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Catford to Whitechapel via New Cross ELL in around 33 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Catford to Whitechapel every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Catford Bridge to New Cross
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£1 - £3
1st Class
£7 - £10
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Queens Road Peckham to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Queens Road Peckham to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Catford, The Catford Centre to Canada Water Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Catford Rd Lewisham Town Hall to Queens Road Peckham Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Spitalfields, Primrose Street
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Catford to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£16 - £23
Assist
£17 - £24
UberX
£17 - £24
UberXL
£23 - £35
Exec
£30 - £45
Lux
£45 - £65
Taxi from Catford to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Cannon Cars
Phone
+44 20 8777 8888
Website
cannoncars.co.uk
Bromley South Cars Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8464 4441
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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Catford to Whitechapel bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Spitalfields, Primrose Street station.

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Catford to Whitechapel train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Whitechapel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Catford to Whitechapel is 8 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Catford to Whitechapel.

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