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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Charing Cross station Bakerloo
  2. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Abbey Wood (London)

£8 - £20

Cheapest option

Line 36 bus, line 177 bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage 36
  2. Take the line 177 bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road 177

£2

3 alternative options

Line 148 bus, bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Lancaster Gate Station to Elephant & Castle London Rd 148
  2. Take the bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road N1

£2

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead 16.2 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead 16.2 miles

£2 - £4

London Paddington Station to Thamesmead by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Thamesmead is around 1h and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 52 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Eastern Trains Service, the London Paddington Station to Thamesmead service departs from Paddington station and arrives in Abbey Wood (London). Typically 293 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h
Fastest journey time:
52 min
Services per week:
293
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:17
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Thamesmead subway and train schedules

Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

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

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead is to line 36 bus and line 177 bus which costs £2 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Thamesmead. However, there are services departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace and arriving at Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road via New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station station to Thamesmead. However, there are services departing from Paddington station and arriving at Abbey Wood (London) via London Charing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Thamesmead is 13 miles. The road distance is 16.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 8m and costs £8 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead, including transfers.

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

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

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London Paddington Station to Thamesmead bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

You can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead via New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage in around 2h 15m.

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 Paddington station to Charing Cross station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from New Cross Gate, New Cross Bus Garage to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lancaster Gate Station to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
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 Thamesmead train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, arrive at Abbey Wood (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Thamesmead is 16 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Thamesmead.

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