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

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from London Charing Cross to Abbey Wood (London)

£6 - £17

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library N1

£2

3 alternative options

Train, line 469 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 469 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead, The Birchwood 469

£5 - £7

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead 12.2 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead 12.2 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from London to Thamesmead is to bus which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Thamesmead is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Thamesmead South, Newacres Library. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Charing Cross and arriving at Abbey Wood (London). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between London and Thamesmead is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Thamesmead without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs £6 - £17.

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The train from London Charing Cross to Abbey Wood (London) takes 37 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London to Thamesmead bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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London to Thamesmead train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from London Charing Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Thamesmead is to train which takes 37 min and costs £6 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Thamesmead.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from London Charing Cross to Abbey Wood (London) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £6 - £17 and the journey takes 37 min. Thameslink also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library every 2 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Abbey Wood (London)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £9
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£5 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £4
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£3 - £5
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 Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead, The Birchwood
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.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-london.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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London to Thamesmead bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Thamesmead South, Newacres Library station.

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London to Thamesmead train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Abbey Wood (London) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Thamesmead is 12 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from London to Thamesmead.

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