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There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  38 min

  1. Take the subway from Lancaster Gate station to Bank station Central
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr

£3 - £9

Cheapest option

Line 205 bus  •  1h 15m

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

£2

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Subway, line 15 bus  •  56 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

Subway, line 15 bus via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station Bakerloo
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Limehouse, Salmon Lane 15 / ...

£4 - £5

Taxi  •  17 min

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

£20 - £24

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel 7.2 miles

£1 - £2

London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel by walk, subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Limehouse Link tunnel is around 23 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR). Typically 2268 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23 min
Fastest journey time:
22 min
Services per week:
2268
Cheapest price:
£3
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 Link tunnel walk, subway and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Limehouse Link tunnel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Limehouse Link tunnel is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel 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 Link tunnel is to taxi which costs £20 - £24 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Limehouse Link tunnel. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Limehouse, Salmon Lane via Aldgate East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station station to Limehouse Link tunnel station. However, there are services departing from Lancaster Gate station and arriving at Limehouse DLR Station via Bank DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Limehouse Link tunnel is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel without a car is to subway and train which takes 38 min and costs £3 - £9.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel, including transfers.

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

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

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London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel 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 Link tunnel.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

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 Bank station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 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)
Subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Aldgate, Mansell Street to Limehouse, Salmon Lane
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Limehouse, Salmon Lane
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Limehouse Link tunnel
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 Link tunnel train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Limehouse DLR Station.

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

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