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There are 4 ways to get from Erith to Plaistow by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Erith to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr

$10 - $14

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Line 99 bus, line 473 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 99 bus from Erith, Compton Place to Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal 99
  2. Take the line 473 bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow 473

$6

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Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Erith to Plaistow 13.3 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Erith to Plaistow 13.3 miles

$2 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Erith to Plaistow is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erith to Plaistow is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erith to Plaistow. However, there are services departing from Erith, Compton Place and arriving at Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow via North Woolwich Free Ferry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erith to Plaistow station. However, there are services departing from Erith and arriving at West Ham DLR Station via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Erith and Plaistow is 8 miles. The road distance is 13.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Erith to Plaistow without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Erith to Plaistow, including transfers.

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Erith to Plaistow bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Erith, Compton Place station.

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Erith to Plaistow train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Erith station.

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The best way to get from Erith to Plaistow is to train which takes 33 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 99 bus and line 473 bus, which costs £5 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Erith to Plaistow.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Erith, England and Plaistow, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Erith to Plaistow via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station in around 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erith to Plaistow via Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal and North Woolwich Free Ferry in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Erith, Compton Place to Woolwich, Beresford Sq Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Erith to Plaistow
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Erith to Plaistow bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow station.

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Erith to Plaistow train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Ham DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Erith to Plaistow is 13 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Erith to Plaistow.

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