Get To Greenwich and Woolwich

MBNA Thames Clippers

Getting to Greenwich and Woolwich is easiest by Docklands Light Railway. Take the Underground from your nearest station to Bank and change to the DLR. The journey to Cutty Sark or Greenwich station takes just over 20 minutes. Bank to Woolwich takes around 30 minutes.

You can also get to Greenwich by boat, a lovely way to travel, and there’s a choice of services.

City Cruises sail from central London piers to Greenwich in boats with open top decks so you can get up close to the Tall Ships as you cruise past them.

Thames River Services sail to Greenwich from central London piers and also offer pleasure trips from Greenwich to the Thames Barrier and back.

MBNA Thames Clippers run between central London, Woolwich and Greenwich during weekday peak times and weekend evenings. A shuttle service runs at weekends during the daytime from North Greenwich to Woolwich.  Please check their website for timetable information before you travel.

The 188 bus runs from Russell Square via Waterloo Bridge to Greenwich and takes about 50 minutes, depending on the traffic.

 

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The easiest way to travel between Greenwich and Woolwich is by boat or by bus.

MBNA Thames Clippers run between Woolwich and Greenwich during weekday peak times and weekend evenings. A shuttle service runs at weekends during the day from North Greenwich to Woolwich.  Please check their website for timetable information before you travel.

Buses 177 and 180 run directly between Greenwich and Woolwich and run every five minutes or so.

There is no National Rail service between Greenwich and Woolwich Arsenal and very limited services to Woolwich Arsenal from central London. Please check before you travel.

We definitely recommend you leave your car at home. There’s very limited parking and some roads will be closed, especially in Greenwich town centre.

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