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There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway via Lancaster Gate station  •  30 min

  1. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Mile End station Central

£2 - £3

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Line 205 bus via Aldgate East  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Aldgate East 205 / ...

£2

6 alternative options

Subway  •  30 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Mile End station Circle / ...

£2 - £3

Subway, line 15 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Aldgate station Circle
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Aldgate, Mansell Street to Limehouse, Salmon Lane 115 / ...

£5

Line 205 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Mile End, Queen Mary University Of London 205 / ...

£2

Line 205 bus #2  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington, St Marys Hospital to Mile End, Queen Mary University Of London 205 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Limehouse 7.2 miles

£20 - £24

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Limehouse 7.2 miles

£1 - £2

London Paddington Station to Limehouse by walk and subway

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Limehouse is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the London Paddington Station to Limehouse service departs from London Paddington Station and arrives in Mile End station. Typically 3435 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20 min
Fastest journey time:
20 min
Services per week:
3435
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Limehouse walk and subway schedules

London Paddington Station → Limehouse
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Limehouse is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse is to taxi which costs £20 - £24 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace station and arriving at Mile End, Queen Mary University Of London. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lancaster Gate station station and arriving at Mile End station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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It is 6 miles from London Paddington Station to Limehouse. It is approximately 7.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse without a car is to subway via Lancaster Gate station which takes 30 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Lancaster Gate station to Mile End station takes 20 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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London Paddington Station to Limehouse bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace.

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London Paddington Station to Limehouse train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Lancaster Gate station.

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London Paddington Station to Limehouse bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Aldgate East station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Limehouse, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Lancaster Gate station to Mile End station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Aldgate East every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate station to Mile End station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington to Mile End station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to Aldgate station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Aldgate, Mansell Street to Limehouse, Salmon Lane
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Mile End, Queen Mary University Of London
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Paddington, St Marys Hospital to Mile End, Queen Mary University Of London
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Limehouse
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£20 - £24
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Limehouse train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Mile End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Limehouse is 7 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Limehouse.

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