Duration 17 min
Distance 7.1 miles
Average price £10
Possible routes 5 found

Charing Cross to Greenwich

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Train

  1. London Charing Cross
  2. Lewisham DLR Station
    Dlr
  3. Greenwich
27 min
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£4 - £17
Alternative routes

Ferry

  1. Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier
    Rb1
  2. Greenwich
43 min
£10 - £13

Line 188 bus

  1. Temple, Aldwych Somerset House
    188 / ...
  2. Greenwich
55 min
£2

Taxi

  1. Charing Cross
    6.9 miles
  2. Greenwich
Fastest
17 min
£20 - £24

Drive

  1. Charing Cross
    6.9 miles
  2. Greenwich
17 min
Cheapest
£1 - £2

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Charing Cross to Greenwich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £20 - £24 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House and arriving at Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Greenwich Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charing Cross to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Cutty Sark via Lewisham DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Greenwich is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £18.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich, including transfers.

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Charing Cross to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House station.

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Charing Cross to Greenwich train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to train which takes 27 min and costs £4 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 188 bus, which costs £2 and takes 55 min.

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Charing Cross to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum station.

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Charing Cross to Greenwich train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Cutty Sark station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to Greenwich is 7 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Charing Cross to Greenwich.

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There are 6220+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from Charing Cross to Greenwich

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Charing Cross to Greenwich right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Charing Cross and Greenwich?

You can take a train from Charing Cross to Greenwich via Lewisham and Lewisham DLR Station in around 27 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Greenwich hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 55 min.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Ferry operators
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Other operators
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£20 - £24

Greenwich, United Kingdom

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