There are 8 ways to get from Islington to Greenwich by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train  •  18 min

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

$3 - $10

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cannon Street to Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road N199

$3

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Ferry  •  33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Blackfriars Pier to Greenwich Pier Rb1

$11 - $15

Line 188 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum 188 / ...

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Islington to Greenwich 8.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Islington to Greenwich 8.3 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Walk from Islington to Greenwich 7 miles

Bikeshare  •  48 min

  1. Cycle from Islington Green, Angel to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town 7.2 miles

$13 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cannon Street and arriving at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Blackfriars Pier and arriving at Greenwich Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bank DLR Station station and arriving at Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Islington and Greenwich is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Islington to Greenwich without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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The train from Bank DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Islington to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Cannon Street station.

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Islington to Greenwich train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Bank DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Islington to Greenwich is to train which takes 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 min.

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Islington to Greenwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road station.

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Map of how to get from Islington to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 5.7 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Islington to Greenwich every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 18 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Islington to Greenwich hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cannon Street to Cutty Sark, Greenwich Town Centre Nelson Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Blackfriars Pier to Greenwich Pier
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Islington Green, Angel to Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Islington to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Islington to Greenwich train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Islington to Greenwich is 8 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Islington to Greenwich.

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