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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Street Station to Abbey Wood

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road

3 alternative options

Train, line 472 bus

  1. Take the train from London Cannon Street to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the line 472 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead

Drive

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead

London to Thamesmead by train

The train journey time between London and Thamesmead is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. Operated by Elizabeth Line and South Eastern Trains Service, the London to Thamesmead train service departs from Liverpool Street Station and arrives in Abbey Wood. Typically 742 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

742 Weekly Trains
18 min Average Duration
£3 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Thamesmead is to bus which costs £2 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Thamesmead is to train which costs £3 - £16 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liverpool Street Station station and arriving at Abbey Wood. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between London and Thamesmead is 11 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Thamesmead without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £3 - £16.

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The train from Liverpool Street Station to Abbey Wood takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 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 Elizabeth Line, depart from Liverpool Street Station.

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The best way to get from London to Thamesmead is to train which takes 18 min and costs £3 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 57 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Thamesmead.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Elizabeth Line operates a train from Liverpool Street Station to Abbey Wood every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 18 min. South Eastern Trains Service also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road every 2 hours. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Liverpool Street Station to Abbey Wood
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£3 - £5
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£5 - £9
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Cannon Street to Abbey Wood (London)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£11 - £16
Train from London Cannon Street to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£4 - £6
1st Class
£9 - £14
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
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £3
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£3 - £4
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, Carlyle Road Crossway
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
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
MinicabRide Limited
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
minicabride.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
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
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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

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London to Thamesmead train services, operated by Elizabeth Line, arrive at Abbey Wood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Thamesmead is 12 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from London to Thamesmead.

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