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There are 5 ways to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich by train, ferry, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  26m

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Lewisham
  2. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Cutty Sark Dlr

$9 - $13

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Line 188 bus  •  50m

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich 188 / ...

$3

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Ferry  •  41m

  1. Take the ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Greenwich Pier Rb1

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Greenwich 7.1 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to Greenwich 7.1 miles

$1 - $3

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

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank and arriving at Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50m.

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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 41m.

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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 26m.

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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 26m and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 26m 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 South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 26m

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

You can take a train from Charing Cross to Greenwich via Lewisham and Lewisham DLR Station in around 26m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Greenwich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 50m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Cutty Sark
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier to Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
London River Services
Other operators
Taxi from Charing Cross to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to train which takes 26m and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 188 bus, which costs £2 and takes 50m.

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Charing Cross to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich 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 16m to drive from Charing Cross to Greenwich.

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There are 8910+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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