There are 8 ways to get from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Train London Overground  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Cannon Street
  2. Take the Tube from Cannon Street Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station District

$8 - $13

Train Dockland Light Railway (DLR)  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Line 135 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Mudchute Station Spindrift Ave to Shadwell, New Road (E1) 135

$3

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station 6.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station 6.4 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station 6 miles

Bikeshare  •  30 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel 4.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station is to train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Whitechapel Underground Station is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.4 miles.

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The train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mudchute Station Spindrift Ave station and arriving at Shadwell, New Road (E1). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Cross ELL and arriving at Whitechapel. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Whitechapel Underground Station, England?

London Overground operates a train from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from New Cross ELL to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Mudchute Station Spindrift Ave to Shadwell, New Road (E1)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Lewisham to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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