Woolwich - Transport and Locale - Buses


Woolwich is served by 18 Transport for London bus routes, including one dedicated night-only route and two 24-hour services. All routes serve the town centre; some also serve the south of the town, the Dockyard area and/or the Woolwich Common area. Three routes serve the nearby Queen Elizabeth Hospital, and another three terminate there. Some services use central Woolwich as a terminus.

The routes serving Woolwich are as follows:

  • 51 (Orpington-Woolwich via Sidcup, Welling)
  • 53 (Plumstead-Whitehall via Charlton Village, New Cross, Elephant & Castle) - 24hr service
  • 54 (Elmers End-Woolwich via Blackheath, Lewisham, Beckenham) - links with Tramlink at Elmers End
  • 96 (Bluewater-Woolwich via Welling, Bexleyheath, Crayford, Dartford) - non-stop between Dartford and Bluewater
  • 99 (Bexleyheath-Woolwich via Erith, Slade Green)
  • 122 (Crystal Palace-Plumstead via Eltham, Lewisham)
  • 161 (Chislehurst-North Greenwich via Eltham)
  • 177 (Peckham-Thamesmead via Greenwich, Charlton, New Cross)
  • 178 (Lewisham-Woolwich via Kidbrooke)
  • 180 (Belvedere-Lewisham via Greenwich, Abbey Wood)
  • 244 (Abbey Wood-Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Thamesmead, Shooter's Hill)
  • 291 (Woodlands Estate-Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Plumstead Common)
  • 380 (Lewisham-Belmarsh Prison via Charlton)
  • 386 (Blackheath Village-Woolwich via Greenwich, Queen Elizabeth Hospital)
  • 422 (Bexleyheath-North Greenwich via Charlton)
  • 469 (Erith-Queen Elizabeth Hospital via Belvedere, Abbey Wood)
  • 472 (North Greenwich-Thamesmead) - 24hr service
  • N1 (Tottenham Court Road-Thamesmead via Waterloo, Greenwich, Charlton, Abbey Wood)

These routes provide a variety of links to locations within the Royal Borough of Greenwich, nearby and neighbouring boroughs including Bexley, Lewisham and Bromley, plus links into Central London and to Bluewater which is across the London boundary in the Dartford borough of Kent. Some locations are only served directly from Woolwich by the N1 and thus not served directly during the run of daytime routes - these include Aldwych, Holborn, Waterloo and Surrey Quays.

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