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By Bus

The Old Royal Naval College / University of Greenwich campus benefits from excellent bus services. The routes listed below stop just outside the campus:

  • 129 – North Greenwich – Greenwich
  • 177 – Thamesmead – Peckham
  • 180 – Belvedere – Lewisham
  • 188 – North Greenwich – Russell Square
  • 199 – Canada Water – Catford
  • 286 – Sidcup – Greenwich
  • 386 – Blackheath – Woolwich Arsenal

TfL provides bus timetable and journey information.

By Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Cutty Sark DLR Station is located in the heart of Greenwich town centre a two minute walk to the Old Royal Naval College / University of Greenwich West Gate entrance.

Direct services run from Bank, Canary Wharf, Lewisham and Stratford and easy connections are available from Tower Gateway, Beckton and London City Airport.

By London Underground (Tube)

For connections from the Tube network, the quickest option is to alight at Canary Wharf station on the Jubilee Line and get a DLR Lewisham bound train to Cutty Sark station. More info from TfL.

By Train

National Rail

Southeastern provides the services to and from Greenwich. From Central London there are direct trains from Cannon Street and London Bridge. From the east services operate from Dartford. There are also direct services from Medway towns to Lewisham linked to Greenwich by the DLR. There are two stations close to the campus:

Greenwich Station (Travel Zone 2 or 3) to the west of the town centre on Greenwich High Road and a 10 minute walk from the campus West Gate entrance.

Maze Hill Station (Zone 3) to the east of the town centre and around 5 minutes walk to the campus East Gate entrance.

By River

London’s MBNA Thames Clipper service have generously sponsored travel for our authors – it really is a wonderful way to arrive at the site. Festival visitors arriving by MBNA Thames Clipper should select the Concessions discount when they order tickets from Eventbrite.

River bus services call at Greenwich Pier every twenty minutes throughout the day from Westminster, London Eye, Embankment, Bankside, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf and North Greenwich. Touch in and out with Oyster or contactless for discounted travel.

Greenwich Pier is located on the river, a two minute walk away from the Old Royal Naval College/University of Greenwich and the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre.

For more information to help you plan your journey, visit MBNA Thames Clippers and/or City Cruises website, which run a service with commentary or see where we are located on Google Maps

By Bike and Foot

Cycling to Greenwich Campus

Information on cycle routes to the campus is available from TfL.  Cycling is not permitted on the Old Royal Naval College / University of Greenwich campus except along the designated cycle path adjacent to the river.

Cycle parking is available in the Queen Anne car park next to Park Row.

The nearest TfL cycle hire location is in Island Gardens just north of the river (see note on walking below).

Further general information on cycling and walking is available here.


The Greenwich Foot Tunnel provides walking access between Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs north of the river. There are also some very pleasant walks and fantastic views in Greenwich Park south of the campus.

Further general information on cycling and walking is available here.

By Car

Car Parking

There is no parking available on-campus other than for Blue Badge holders.

There is a public car park in Park Row just outside the campus. Greenwich Council provides information on parking here and elsewhere in Greenwich.

Road Directions to Greenwich Book Festival

The post code is SE10 9LS.

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From M25 South:

Exit at J2 for A2 towards London. Head for Blackwall Tunnel onto A102. Exit A102 via slip road for A206 and follow sign-posts for Greenwich. Continue into Greenwich along this road for approximately one mile. Shortly after the BP garage turn right at the traffic lights into Park Row. There is a public car park immediately on the right. The campus is on the left but see the notes on car parking above.

From M25 North:

Exit at J27 for M11 towards London follow signs for A12 Blackwall Tunnel. After tunnel exit the A102 onto the A206 and follow directions for Greenwich above.

Full Address

Old Royal Naval College,

Park Row,


SE10 9LS

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