There are 4 ways to get from Plaistow to Woolwich by bus, train, taxi or foot

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Line 473 bus  •  10 min

  1. Take the line 473 bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road 473 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  16 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plaistow to Woolwich 6.7 miles

$30 - $40

Walk  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Walk from Plaistow to Woolwich 4.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Plaistow to Woolwich is to line 473 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plaistow to Woolwich is to line 473 bus which costs £2 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Plaistow and Woolwich is 4 miles.

The line 473 bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow and arriving at Custom House, Victoria Dock Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Ham DLR Station station and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Plaistow to Woolwich.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Plaistow to Woolwich every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Plaistow to Woolwich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 16 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plaistow, Balaam Street Plaistow to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Plaistow to Woolwich
Ave. Duration
13 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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