There are 4 ways to get from Shortlands Station to Lewisham by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to Nunhead

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 261 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 261 bus from Bromley, West Street Bromley to Lewisham Clock Tower N199 / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shortlands Station to Lewisham 5.2 miles

$29 - $35

Walk  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Walk from Shortlands Station to Lewisham 4.8 miles

What companies run services between Shortlands Station, England and Lewisham, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Shortlands Station to Lewisham every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Shortlands Station to Lewisham every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to Nunhead
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley, West Street Bromley to Lewisham Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shortlands Station to Lewisham
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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

The distance between Shortlands Station and Lewisham is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shortlands Station to Lewisham is to line 261 bus which costs £2 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Shortlands Station to Lewisham is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs £20 - £25.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shortlands and arriving at Nunhead. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bromley, West Street Bromley and arriving at Lewisham Clock Tower. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

The train from Shortlands to Nunhead takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.