There are 6 ways to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  22 min

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 188 bus  •  55 min

  1. 188 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  55 min

  1. Thames River Services

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. 7.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. 7.1 miles

$1 - $3

Bikeshare  •  53 min

  1. 6.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Charing Cross and Greenwich is 9 km. The road distance is 11 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £27 - £33.

No, there is no direct train from Charing Cross to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Greenwich via London Bridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Westminster Pier and arriving at Greenwich Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

It takes approximately 22 min to get from Charing Cross to Greenwich, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Charing Cross to Greenwich via London Bridge in around 22 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Greenwich every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Train from London Bridge to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Thameslink
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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