DEPTFORD’S NEAREST PUBLIC TRANSPORT LINKS
Moving to Deptford and yet to pass your driving test? Or maybe the roads are just too busy during rush hour. In any case, fear not. Deptford is remarkably well connected. We’ve listed the quickest and best public transport connections below, starting with Deptford Train Station.
DEPTFORD TRAIN STATION
Deptford train station sits between Greenwich and Elverson Road, only 5km away from London Bridge. The tracks sit atop a high brick viaduct which runs above Deptford High Street. It’s easy to find as a result, and you’re able to easily tap in and out with your oyster or contactless bank card. And the best thing about the station? The Thameslink trains run 24 hours a day, guaranteeing you a way home even after you’ve had a heavy night out.
Deptford train station is a zone 2 station. Standard off-peak fare to London Bridge is £3.70
SOUTH BERMONDSEY STATION
Millwall fans will no doubt know South Bermondsey station well. It’s located right opposite The Den, Millwall FC’s stomping ground since 1993, and can get pretty lively on match day. On a quiet day though, it’s a super convenient little station for those looking to pop into Peckham from the Deptford area.
South Bermondsey train station is a zone 2 station. Standard off-peak fare to Peckham Rye is £2.70
SURREY QUAYS STATION
Surrey Quays is an overground station from where trains typically travel to Highbury and Islington, Dalston Junction and Crystal Palace. It’s a 15-minute walk from Deptford Landings and provides a welcome air-conditioned alternative to the tube on hot summer days.
Surrey Quays station is a zone 2 station. Standard off-peak fare to Highbury and Islington is £4.90
CANADA WATER TUBE STATION
It’s probably best to hop on the bus to reach Canada Water tube station from Deptford, unless you fancy a thirty-minute stroll. Once you’re on the Bakerloo line though, you’re pretty much good to go wherever you please. South Bank is particularly easy to get to, just a stone’s throw from Waterloo station. We recommend Shakespeare’s Globe on a sunny day for an unforgettable experience.
Canada Water is a zone 2 station. Standard fare varies depending on where you change but advanced tickets start at £3.70.
DEPTFORD BRIDGE DLR
The DLR is a fantastically affordable system which can allow those commuting to Canary Wharf to get to and from the station for as little as £1 each way. The station is adjacent to the market so is a popular way to pay a visit to local sellers on the weekends and is also right next to Lewisham College which offers adult learning courses to those looking to expand their skills.
Deptford Bridge DLR is on the border of zone 2 and 3 and a fare to Canary Wharf can be as little as £1.
The Thames Clipper will also soon run from piers such as Greenwich Pier and Surrey Quays, and passengers will be able to board using their oyster or contactless card.