There are 5 ways to get from Swanley to Lewisham 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  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Swanley to Nunhead

$8 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 233 bus, line 321 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to New Eltham Stn Footscray Road 233
  2. Take the line 321 bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Lewisham Clock Tower 321

$7

3 alternative options

Line 233 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 233 bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Eltham Bus Station 233

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Swanley to Lewisham 9.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Swanley to Lewisham 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

What companies run services between Swanley, Kent, England and Lewisham, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Swanley to Lewisham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 28 min. Southeastern also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Swanley to Lewisham via New Eltham Stn Footscray Road in around 57 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanley to Nunhead
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Bus operators
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to New Eltham Stn Footscray Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda to Eltham Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from New Eltham Stn Footscray Road to Lewisham Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Swanley to Lewisham
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Swanley to Lewisham?

The distance between Swanley and Lewisham is 15 km. The road distance is 15 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Swanley to Lewisham?

The cheapest way to get from Swanley to Lewisham is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Swanley to Lewisham?

The quickest way to get from Swanley to Lewisham is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £35 - £45.

Is there a direct train between Swanley and Lewisham?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Swanley and arriving at Nunhead. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Swanley and Lewisham?

No, there is no direct bus from Swanley to Lewisham. However, there are services departing from Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda and arriving at Lewisham Clock Tower via New Eltham Stn Footscray Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

How long does it take to get from Swanley to Lewisham?

The train from Swanley to Nunhead takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.