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There are 4 ways to get from Plaistow to Erith by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from West Ham DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Erith

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 473 bus, line 99 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to North Woolwich Free Ferry 473
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Woolwich, Powis Street to Erith, James Watt Way 99

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plaistow to Erith 13 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Plaistow to Erith 13 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Plaistow to Erith is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plaistow to Erith is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plaistow to Erith. However, there are services departing from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow and arriving at Erith, James Watt Way via Woolwich, Powis Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plaistow station to Erith. However, there are services departing from West Ham DLR Station and arriving at Erith via Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Plaistow and Erith is 8 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Plaistow to Erith without a car is to train which takes 34 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Plaistow to Erith, including transfers.

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Plaistow to Erith bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow station.

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Plaistow to Erith train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Ham DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Plaistow to Erith is to train which takes 34 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 473 bus and line 99 bus, which costs £5 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Plaistow to Erith.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Plaistow, Greater London, England and Erith, England?

You can take a train from Plaistow to Erith via Woolwich Arsenal in around 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plaistow to Erith via North Woolwich Free Ferry and Woolwich, Powis Street in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Ham DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to North Woolwich Free Ferry
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Powis Street to Erith, James Watt Way
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plaistow to Erith
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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Plaistow to Erith bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Erith, James Watt Way station.

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Plaistow to Erith train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Erith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plaistow to Erith is 13 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Plaistow to Erith.

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