How to get around Greenwich
Greenwich Train Station is managed by Southeastern and provides fast rail routes across East London through Woolwich in 13 minutes to Kent, taking just over half an hour to Dartford and 45 minutes to Barnehurst. In the other direction, the trains go from Greenwich Station to Cannon Street Station in London and take less than a quarter of an hour. You can also get off at London Bridge after an 8-minute journey, where you can feast in Borough Market or get spooked in the London Dungeons.
If you stay in Greenwich you can easily reach some of the capital’s top attractions by tube. Beautiful St Paul’s cathedral is a 13-minute tube journey from North Greenwich – just get off at St Paul’s Station. It’s just 14 minutes to Waterloo Station and here you’ll find the fascinating London Aquarium and the London Eye, which gives views across the whole of London. Trafalgar Square is a 17-minute tube journey away, get off at Charing Cross. If you want to shop until you drop, take a tube to Oxford Circus - it’ll only take 20 minutes to get there and you can explore one of Europe’s best shopping destinations, Oxford Street. And if you want to experience the exclusivity of West London, head to Knightsbridge Tube Station. You can be here in 23 minutes and can wander around the world-famous department store, Harrods.
If you want to drive around Greenwich you can park at Burney Street car park which is close to Greenwich Train Station.
If you decide to get a taxi during your stay here, Greenwich Express Cars are near Maze Hill Tube Station on Woolwich Road.
Greenwich On Foot
You can reach some top London attractions on foot from Greenwich. Canary Wharf is a 37-minute walk from Greenwich Train Station. This stunning dockside location has over 200 shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and really does offer you a complete day out. Another must-see is Firepower, The Royal Artillery Museum. It’s based in Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, which was the birthplace of the Royal Artillery in 1716. It’s only a 49-minute walk from Greenwich Train Station. Why not pay a visit to Billingsgate Fish Market whilst your here? It’s the UK’s largest inland fish market and although it’s mainly aimed at wholesalers, it’s open to the general public. If you fancy a longer stroll you can be at London Bridge in just over an hour. Here you’ll find the London Dungeons - a museum where you journey back to the darker side of European history!