There are 6 ways to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train, line 135 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Limehouse to Aldgate East 135 / ...

£3 - £7

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark to Shadwell DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £6

4 alternative options

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Island Gardens to Aldgate East N550 / ...

£2

Line 135 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Island Gardens to Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University N550 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station 5.5 miles

£16 - £20

Walk  •  1h 32m

  1. Walk from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station 4.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station is to bus which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Island Gardens and arriving at Aldgate East. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cutty Sark and arriving at Shadwell DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and Aldgate East Underground Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station without a car is to train and line 135 bus which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £8.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station, including transfers.

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Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Island Gardens station.

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Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Cutty Sark station.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station is to train which takes 35 min and costs £1 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 3.7 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Greenwich, Greater London, England and Aldgate East Underground Station, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 41 min. Centaur Coaches also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Train from Cutty Sark to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Limehouse to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Island Gardens to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Island Gardens to Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Blackwall Lane to Aldgate, Leman Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Centaur Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740

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Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Aldgate East station.

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Greenwich to Aldgate East Underground Station train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Shadwell DLR Station.

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There are 12106+ hotels available in Aldgate East Underground Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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