There are 8 ways to get from Peckham to Beckton by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Aldgate to Beckton N551

$3

6 alternative options

Train via Peckham Rye  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Peckham Rye to Shadwell
  2. Take the train from Shadwell DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $8

Line 78 bus, train  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 78 bus from Peckham Library to Tower Gateway 78
  2. Take the train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station Dlr

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Peckham to Beckton 8.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Peckham to Beckton 8.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Peckham to Beckton 8.1 miles

$20 - $29

Walk  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Peckham to Beckton 7.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Peckham to Beckton is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Peckham to Beckton is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aldgate and arriving at Beckton. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tower Gateway DLR Station station and arriving at Beckton DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Peckham and Beckton is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Peckham to Beckton without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Peckham to Beckton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Aldgate station.

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Peckham to Beckton train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Tower Gateway DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Peckham to Beckton is to train which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Peckham to Beckton.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Peckham, England and Beckton, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Peckham to Beckton every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Peckham to Beckton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Peckham Rye to Shadwell
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Beckton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Peckham Library to Tower Gateway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Peckham to Beckton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$20 - $29
Access
$23 - $35
Assist
$23 - $35
UberX
$23 - $35
UberXL
$30 - $45
Exec
$40 - $60
Lux
$65 - $95
Taxi from Peckham to Beckton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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