There are 5 ways to get from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to Peckham Rye
  2. Take the train from Peckham Rye to Canada Water

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus, line 108 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) to Lewisham Centre N199 / ...
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Lewisham Centre to North Greenwich Station 108

$3

3 alternative options

Train, line 188 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to Elephant & Castle
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to North Greenwich Station 188

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena 10.4 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena 10.4 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Shortlands Station, England and The O2 Arena, England?

You can take a train from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena via Peckham Rye, Canada Water, Canada Water Underground Station, and North Greenwich Underground Station in around 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena via Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1), Lewisham Centre, and North Greenwich Station in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to Peckham Rye
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Peckham Rye to Canada Water
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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 The O2 Arena is 11 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £35 - £50.

No, there is no direct bus from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena. However, there are services departing from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) and arriving at North Greenwich Station via Lewisham Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Shortlands Station to The O2 Arena, including transfers.