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There are 5 ways to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier by ferry, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Ferry  •  24 min

  1. Take the ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Canary Wharf Pier Rb1

Cheapest option

Train  •  26 min

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

£1 - £6

3 alternative options

Line 381 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from London Bridge, Tower Bridge Road to Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road 381

£2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier 2.8 miles

£9 - £12

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier 3.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier is to train which costs £1 - £6 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Bridge, Tower Bridge Road and arriving at Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Tower Hill, Tower Pier and arriving at Canary Wharf Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tower Gateway DLR Station station and arriving at Westferry DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Tower of London and Nelson Dock Pier is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier without a car is to ferry which takes 24 min and costs .

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The ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Canary Wharf Pier takes 11 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from London Bridge, Tower Bridge Road station.

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Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Tower Gateway DLR Station.

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Map of how to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Tower of London, England and Nelson Dock Pier, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Westferry DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London Bridge, Tower Bridge Road to Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Westferry DLR Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from London Bridge, Tower Bridge Road to Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Tower Hill, Tower Pier to Canary Wharf Pier
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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The best way to get from Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier is to train which takes 26 min and costs £1 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 17 min.

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Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road station.

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Tower of London to Nelson Dock Pier train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Westferry DLR Station.

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There are 30319+ hotels available in Nelson Dock Pier. Prices start at £75 per night.

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