There are 4 ways to get from New Eltham to Thamesmead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New Eltham to Abbey Wood (London)

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus, line 229 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New Eltham to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place B13
  2. Take the line 229 bus from Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library B11 / ...

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Eltham to Thamesmead 6.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from New Eltham to Thamesmead 6.8 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from New Eltham to Thamesmead is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Eltham to Thamesmead is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between New Eltham and Thamesmead is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.8 miles.

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The train from New Eltham to Abbey Wood (London) takes 1 h 1 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Eltham to Thamesmead. However, there are services departing from New Eltham and arriving at Thamesmead South, Newacres Library via Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Eltham and arriving at Abbey Wood (London). Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The nearest airport to Thamesmead is London City (LCY) Airport which is 2.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (24.7 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (26.7 miles), London Stansted (STN) (27.9 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (33.9 miles).

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New Eltham to Thamesmead bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from New Eltham station.

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Map of how to get from New Eltham to Thamesmead.
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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between New Eltham, England and Thamesmead, England?

Southeastern operates a train from New Eltham to Thamesmead every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Eltham to Thamesmead via Bexleyheath, Friswell Place and Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham to Bexleyheath, Friswell Place
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bexleyheath, Mayplace Rd West Bexleyheath Clock Twr to Thamesmead South, Newacres Library
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from New Eltham to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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