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There are 5 ways to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Station to Wapping, St Katherine Dock N551

$3

3 alternative options

Train via Tower Gateway DLR Station  •  29 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London 5.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London 5.1 miles

$1 - $2

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Wapping, St Katherine Dock. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pontoon Dock DLR Station station and arriving at Shadwell DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Royal Victoria Dock and Tower of London is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Pontoon Dock DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Royal Victoria Dock, England and Tower of London, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Wapping, St Katherine Dock
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London
Ave. Duration
11 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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Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Wapping, St Katherine Dock station.

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Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Shadwell DLR Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London is 5 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London.

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