There are 5 ways to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace by bus, train, taxi or foot

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Line 286 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 286 bus from Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate to Eltham Church Well Hall Road 286

$3

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Lewisham to Eltham

$7 - $11

Line 161 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Charlton, Milllennium Leisure Park West to Eltham, Royal Blackheath Golf Club 161

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to Eltham Palace 4.8 miles

$24 - $30

Walk  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Walk from Greenwich to Eltham Palace 4.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace is to line 286 bus which costs £2 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate and arriving at Eltham Church Well Hall Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenwich station to Eltham Palace. However, there are services departing from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station and arriving at Eltham via Lewisham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and Eltham Palace is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace without a car is to line 286 bus which takes 34 min and costs £2.

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The line 286 bus from Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate to Eltham Church Well Hall Road takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Greenwich to Eltham Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate station.

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Greenwich to Eltham Palace train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace is to line 286 bus which takes 34 min and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Eltham Palace.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Greenwich, Greater London, England and Eltham Palace, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Greenwich to Eltham Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greenwich to Eltham Palace via Lewisham DLR Station, Lewisham, and Eltham in around 35 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Greenwich, Trafalgar Estate to Eltham Church Well Hall Road
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charlton, Milllennium Leisure Park West to Eltham, Royal Blackheath Golf Club
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greenwich to Eltham Palace
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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Greenwich to Eltham Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Eltham Church Well Hall Road station.

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Greenwich to Eltham Palace train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Eltham station.

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The nearest airport to Eltham Palace is London City (LCY) Airport which is 3.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (21.8 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (22.2 miles), London Stansted (STN) (32.1 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (35.2 miles).

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There are 8221+ hotels available in Eltham Palace. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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