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There are 5 ways to get from Charing Cross to ExCeL London by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  34 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Tower Hill station Circle / ...
  2. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House Dlr

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House Station N551

$3

3 alternative options

Bus via Custom House, Victoria Dock Road  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road N551

$3

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to ExCeL London 7.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to ExCeL London 7.6 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to ExCeL London is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at Custom House Station station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and ExCeL London is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to ExCeL London without a car is to subway and train which takes 34 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Charing Cross to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Charing Cross to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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Charing Cross to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to ExCeL London is 8 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Charing Cross to ExCeL London.

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There are 8364+ hotels available in ExCeL London. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and ExCeL London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to ExCeL London every 2 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Custom House
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Charing Cross to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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