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Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9NN, T: 020 8269 4799

Plan your visit


How to find us

By bicycle

A dedicated cycle path through the Old Royal Naval College runs right along the riverside. The cycle path runs from the Lewin Gate at Cutty Sark Gardens to the Trafalgar Gate at Park Row.

If you are cycling, please stay to the cycle path or dismount when journeying down the other paths and roadways to avoid collisions with pedestrians. There are cycle racks outside the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre and The Old Brewery.

For more information to help plan your journey, order online a copy of the London Cycle Guide (guides 11 and 15 show the Greenwich area) from Transport for London website or see where we are located on Google Maps

By car

From the north use M25 via the A2 or M11/A12 Blackwall Tunnel.

Please note that there is limited parking in Greenwich, particularly at weekends. There are many alternative modes of public transport. Paid car parking is sited in Park Row (SE10 9NL) and Cutty Sark Gardens.

By bus

Buses 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286 and 386 pass near the ORNC.

Bus Route
129 North Greenwich (O2) – Greenwich
177 Peckham – New Cross – Deptford Bridge – Greenwich – Woolwich - Thamesmead
180 Lewisham – Greenwich – Woolwich – Plumstead – Abbey Wood – Thamesmead
188 Russell Square – Aldwych – Waterloo – Elephant and Castle – Surrey Quays - Greenwich
199 Canada Water – Greenwich – Lewisham – Catford
286 Sidcup – Eltham – Kidbrooke – Greenwich
386 Woolwich – Shooters Hill – Greenwich (Mon – Sat)


For more information to help plan your journey, visit Transport for London Journey Planner website, download Transport for London Bus Route Map or see where we are located on Google Maps

By river

Regular riverboat services leave from Westminster, Embankment and Tower Piers to Greenwich Pier. Thames Clipper run an express service (with discounted tickets for travelcard holders) every 20 minutes.

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

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

By train

Mainline rail services run from Cannon Street, London Bridge and Dartford to Greenwich.

Greenwich station is located in Zone 2 and 3 and is a 12 minute walk away from the Old Royal Naval College. Turn left when you leave Greenwich station to head for the town centre. You can also take the DLR from the station to Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich.

For more information to help you plan your journey, visit National Rail Enquiries website and/or the Transport for London Journey Planner website.

By London Underground

Take the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf and change to the Docklands Light Railway.
You can also take the Jubilee Line to North Greenwich (the O2) and then take either bus 188 or 129 which stops on Romney Road.

For more information to help you plan your journey, visit the Transport for London Live travel news and/or the Transport for London Journey Planner website.

By Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

The nearest Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to the Old Royal Naval College is Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich. The Old Royal Naval College is a five minute walk from the station.

The DLR provides public transport links from London Bank (Central, Northern and Waterloo and City lines), Monument (District and Circle line), Canary Wharf (Jubilee line), Tower Gateway, Lewisham, Stratford and Limehouse.

For more information to help you plan your journey, visit the Transport for London Live travel news and/or the Transport for London Journey Planner website.

On foot

The Old Royal Naval College can be approached from Greenwich and Maze Hill stations, Greenwich and Cutty Sark DLR stations, Greenwich Pier or local bus stations on foot.

There are also many scenic walks that take you to and around Greenwich. Pick up a postcard in the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre exhibition which, highlight some of the best walks around the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.