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There are 7 ways to get from London to Thamesmead by train, bus, subway, 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  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road N1

£2

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Train, line 177 bus via Plumstead  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from London Cannon Street to Plumstead
  2. Take the line 177 bus from Plumstead to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road N1 / ...

£7 - £16

Subway, line 472 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to North Greenwich station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 472 bus from North Greenwich Station to Thamesmead, Titmuss Avenue 472

£4 - £5

Train, line 177 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 177 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road 244 / ...

£5 - £16

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead 11.7 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from London Liverpool St to Thamesmead 11.7 miles

£1 - £3

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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 taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 24 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 London Charing Cross and arriving at Abbey Wood (London). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 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 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 30 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 57 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Thamesmead.
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  • Distance: 10.7 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. 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Charing Cross to Abbey Wood (London)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£6 - £9
1st Class
£12 - £17
Train from London Cannon Street to Plumstead
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£4 - £7
1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from London Cannon Street to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£4 - £6
1st Class
£9 - £14
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 Waterloo station to North Greenwich station
Ave. Duration
11 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 Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
26 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 - £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 Plumstead to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Thamesmead, Titmuss Avenue
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Betham Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
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
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 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 24 min to drive from London to Thamesmead.

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