By bus

Travelling by bus

Greenwich town centre | Royal Observatory | Mobility services

For more information and live travel news visit the London Buses homepage on the Transport for London website or call +44 (0)20 7222 1234. If you have a complicated journey, the Transport for London Journey Planner will help you plan your route.

There are additional services to Blackheath and Maze Hill (below) for the Royal Observatory.

To Greenwich town centre

A useful 'spider diagram' of direct bus services to Greenwich town centre can be found on the Transport for London website.

Bus Route
177 Peckham-New Cross-Greenwich-Woolwich-Thamesmead
180 Lewisham-Greenwich-Woolwich-Plumstead-Abbey Wood-Thamesmead
188 Russell Square-Aldwych-Waterloo-Elephant-Surrey Quays-Greenwich
188 North Greenwich (Jubilee Line) - Greenwich
199 Canada Water-Greenwich-Lewisham-Catford
286 Sidcup-Eltham-Kidbrooke-Greenwich
386 (Mon-Sat) Woolwich-Shooters Hill-Greenwich

Royal Observatory, Greenwich

To Greenwich Park stop, Blackheath for the Royal Observatory

Bus Route
53 Whitehall-Westminster-Lambeth-Elephant-New Cross-Greenwich Park Gates-Woolwich-Plumstead


To Maze Hill stop on Blackheath for Greenwich Park/Observatory

Bus Route
54 Elmers End-Beckenham-Catford-Lewisham-Blackheath-Woolwich (Tramlink from Croydon)
202 Crystal Palace-Sydenham-Catford-Lee Green-Blackheath
380 Lewisham-Blackheath-Woolwich

Mobility services for wheelchair users

Services 53, 188, 199, 202 and 286 have low floor access and can take wheelchairs.

In addition a special service operates locally in London for wheelchair users and the elderly. It only operates one day a week.

Bus Route
943 Thamesmead, Plumstead Common, Woolwich, Charlton, Greenwich (Wednesdays)

For more details about mobility services including a bus timetable leaflet covering your local area visit the Transport for London Access and mobility pages or call 020 7941 4600.

For further information about other special services, visit Transport for London's Dial-a-Ride page or Taxicard.