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Time Out DLR Guide 2014/15

The brand new Time Out Docklands Light Rail way guide is out now! Find out all about where to go and what to see in south east and east London. Pick one up at Greenwich Tourist Information centre or download a copy here!

Greenwich Visitor Map

Find out how easy it is to get around in Greenwich with our excellent visitor map.

Oyster cards



Oyster cards are the cheapest way to pay for single journeys on bus, Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and most National Rail services in London.They're plastic smartcards you use instead of paper tickets. You can put Travelcards and pay as you go cash credit on them at Greenwich Tourist Information Centre and at stations and shops all over London.

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Charlton Cars

Local mini cabs

A long established family run business in South East London moments away from the heart of Greenwich, Charlton Cars has been one of the area’s leading minicab operators for over 50 years. Open 24 hours, 365 days a year. Call 020 8858 3939

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Sixt rent a car

Sixt rent a car are an international car rental company offering services in 4,000 locations across 105 countries with over 160 locations in the UK.
Call: 0844 499 3399
Email: reservations@sixt.com

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Greenwich is just 20 minutes from Central London in Zone 2 of London's travel network.

If you're visiting for the Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival on 5 -9 September, you can find special travel information here.

It's easy to get here using
Docklands Light Railway (DLR), river boat train or bus. The Jubilee line also runs to North Greenwich, for The O2, and is a short bus ride from Greenwich town centre, Charlton, Eltham and Woolwich.

The Docklands Light Railway goes to Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Woolwich from Bank station via Canary Wharf which is also on the Jubilee line.


You can travel to Greenwich, Woolwich, Eltham, and Charlton by train from Charing Cross, Waterloo East, Cannon Street and London Bridge.

Regular riverboat services sail from Westminster, Embankment, London Bridge City, Canary Wharf and Tower Piers to Greenwich. The timetable is seasonal so please check times before you set off. All of these piers are wheelchair accessible,as are Thames Clippers and City Cruises boats.

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Take a Docklands Light Railway train from Bank station direct to Cutty Sark for Greenwich town centre and the museums, Meridian line, Greenwich Market and Cutty Sark. You can also travel from Tower Gateway, changing trains at Shadwell. There are no drivers because the system is completely automated, so sit at the front and pretend!


City Cruises

The No.1 sightseeing tour on the Thames! City Cruises depart every 30 minutes, every day of the week, all year round from four fantastic piers near Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich. Boats are designed to give you the best vantage point of river life. Enjoy the views from the open air upper deck or comfortable saloon. Tickets available from any City Cruises pier, at www.citycruises.com or call +44 (0)20 77 400 400.

Thames Clippers

Thames Clippers provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. Get to Greenwich, North Greenwich and Woolwich from Embankment Pier, Tower Pier, Canary Wharf and all the major London piers in between. Also why not download the Thames Clipper Tickets App here for free, available on Android and iPhone.

Thames River Services

Thames River Services are the oldest established passenger sightseeing company on the Thames. Boats range from the very modern ‘Sarpedon' to the more traditional ‘Hollywood'. You can buy tickets either on-line or at Westminster, Embankment, Festival, Bankside, St Katharine's and Greenwich Piers for boats going to Greenwich and the Thames Barrier or returning to Westminster from Greenwich.

Emirates Air Line

The Emirates Air Line is the UK's only urban cable car and runs between North Greenwich and the Royal Docks. This unique journey across the river Thames takes less than ten minutes and offers fantastic views across the city.

Train, tube and bus

Trains to Greenwich, Woolwich, Charlton and Eltham from Charing Cross, Waterloo East, Cannon Street and London bridge. There are frequent services. The nearest Underground station is North Greenwich,on the Jubilee line, and next door to The O2. The 188 bus runs from Russell Square to Greenwich town centre and there are plenty of other bus routes across the area. Have a look at the Transport for London website for further details on all these transport options.