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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  40 min

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

$3

3 alternative options

Train via Bank DLR Station  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Bank 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

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 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Pontoon Dock DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House to Wapping, St Katherine Dock
Ave. Duration
25 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London?

The distance between Royal Victoria Dock and Tower of London is 7 km. The road distance is 8 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London?

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

Is there a direct train between Royal Victoria Dock and Tower of London?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station and arriving at Tower Gateway DLR Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Royal Victoria Dock and Tower of London?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House and arriving at Wapping, St Katherine Dock. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Royal Victoria Dock to Tower of London?

The train from Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.