Transport for London:

24 hour travel information:  020 7222  1234;
underground customer services: 0845  330 9880
surface customers including buses:  020 7918 4435


D3      Bethnal Green – Asda Isle of Dogs via Wapping, Canary Wharf
100     Shadwell – Elephant & Castle via Liverpool Street, St Paul’s
135     Crossharbour (Isle of Dogs) – Old Street, via Canary Wharf, Commercial Road and Liverpool Street
15       Blackwall Station – Paddington Basin via Commercial Road, Tower Hill, St Paul’s and Oxford Street

Night buses

N550 Canning Town – Trafalgar Square via Commercial Road
N15    Paddington – Romford via Commercial Road


National Rail enquiries, 48 49 50 

Main Line stations
Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Cannon Street, Waterloo,  Limehouse C2C for Fenchurch Street – Southend line

Lewisham/Beckton – Bank/Tower Gateway – serves Stratford & London City Airport

London Overground
East London line from Shadwell/Wapping to Dalston Kingsland, West Croydon or Crystal Palace

London Underground
Jubilee line from Canary Wharf
District line from Whitechapel
District line/Circle line from Tower Hill
Northern/Central/District line from Bank

London City Airport ,020 7646  0088


Thames Clippers  for commuter services London Bridge, Tower – Canary Wharf, Greenwich
City Cruisers   for sightseeing and dining   020 7740 0400
Silver Fleet Woods River Cruises, Wapping High Street  020 7481 2711


Commercial Cars, 615 Commercial Road  opposite Limehouse station, 020 7790 1144
VIP City Car Services, 132a Commercial Road,  020 7481 3555
Stepney Cars, 216 Whitechapel Road, 020 7790 9999
Elite Cars, 99 Wapping Lane,   020 7480 7900
Bensons Chauffeur Services, 1 Christian Street, 020 7265 0260
Eco Chauffeur Drive,  Heckford Street (opposite The Listed Building),   020  7791  3610

Congestion charge , 0845 900 1234
On this side the zone starts at Tower Bridge and is in operation Monday – Friday 07.00- 18.00. There is no charge at weekends, on public holidays or between 18.00 and 07.00.  Charge: £10 on day of travel – this must be paid by midnight on the day otherwise the charge is £12 by midnight of the next day and after that there is a penalty charge. There are discounts for certain vehicles.

Low emissions zone

Affects vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and buses and coaches over 5 tonnes.

Car and Van Hire

Budget Car Higher, Tower Bridge The Gueoman Hotel, 0844 544 2848
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, 145B Bow Road, E3 2AN, 0800 800 227

Petrol Stations

BP and Texaco on The Highway towards Tower Bridge
Texaco on Cotton Street, off the Aspen Way towards Blackwall Tunnel
Tesco, Surrey Quays
Asda, Isle of Dogs
Sainsbury, Whitechapel Road

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