Nearest station to Royal Observatory

Greenwich station

London Underground map from Transport for London
The nearest train station to Royal Observatory is Greenwich
Greenwich is in fare zone 2 & 3 and connects with these Underground lines:

DLR

National Rail

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Train fares from Greenwich

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Adult train fares in London
Greenwich is in fare zones 2&3 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
This station is in two zones. You should use whichever zone the previous/next station is in, depending on which direction you’re travelling
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zone 2 only £4.90 £1.70 £1.50 £7 £7
Zones 2-3 £4.90 £1.70 £1.50 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 2-4 £4.90 £2.40 £1.50 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 2-5 £5.90 £2.80 £1.50 £12 £12
Zones 2-6 £5.90 £2.80 £1.50 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 2-7 £5.90 £4 £2.80 £14 £12.90
Zones 2-8 £7.30 £4.70 £2.90 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 2-9 £7.30 £4.70 £2.90 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

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Get to Royal Observatory from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:

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