Getting to Bathway

The Old Baths, Bathway, Woolwich, London SE18 6QX

Public transport

Public Transport to Bathway

Bus

The following bus routes stop close to the Bathway site:

  • 51: Orpington to Woolwich
  • 53: Whitehall to Plumstead (via Blackheath)
  • 54: Elmers End to Woolwich (via Blackheath)
  • 96: Woolwich to Bluewater (via Bexleyheath)
  • 99: Woolwich to Bexleyheath (via Belvedere)
  • 122: Crystal Palace to Plumstead (via Lee)
  • 161: Chislehurst to North Greenwich (via Eltham for Avery Hill Campus)
  • 177: Peckham to Thamesmead (via Greenwich Campus)
  • 180: Lewisham to Belvedere (via Greenwich Campus)
  • 244: QE Hospital to Abbey Wood
  • 291: QE Hospital to Plumstead Common)
  • 386: Blackheath to Woolwich (via Greenwich Campus)
  • 422: North Greenwich to Bexleyheath (via Blackheath)
  • 469: QE Hospital to Erith
  • 472: North Greenwich to Thamesmead

For more information visit TfL.

The University Bus Service operates to Bathway from Avery Hill and Greenwich at 9.10am during teaching weeks follow the link for details.

Trains

National Rail

The train operator Southeastern provides services into Woolwich. From Central London there are direct trains from Charing Cross (via Lewisham) and Cannon Street (via Greenwich). From the east services operate from Gravesend and Gillingham along with more local destinations. Alight at Woolwich Arsenal station (Zone 4) 5 minutes walk from Bathway. For timetable information refer to National Rail Enquiries. For directions use Google Maps.

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Woolwich Arsenal DLR station is located adjacent to the National Rail station. Trains run from Bank and Stratford International with a connection to the Tube five stops away at Canning Town.

River services

Thames Clippers operates a boat service at peak periods from Embankment in Westminster to Woolwich Arsenal Pier, about 20 minutes walk from Bathway. The service stops at various locations on route and takes 50 minutes from Embankment.

Further information

For help with understanding fares and tickets use our Public Transport Advice page.

Traveline provides help with journey planning.

Bike and foot

Cycling and Walking to Bathway 

Cycling

If you plan to cycle to the campus TfL provides information on the best cycle routes. The ride from Greenwich Campus and Avery Hill Campus both take around 25 minutes. You can park your bicycle at the side of the building in Polytechnic Street. We recommend you use a good quality bike lock. Bicycles are left at your own risk. 

Walking

The Woolwich Foot Tunnel, underneath the Thames, links North Woolwich (north of the river) to Woolwich. The tunnel entrance is a 20 minute walk from Bathway.

Car

Driving to Bathway 

Road Directions

The postcode is SE18 6QX.  

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From the M25 South:

Exit at J2 for A2 towards London and Blackwall Tunnel. Exit the A2 via slip road onto the A205 sign-posted Woolwich. Follow signs for parking in Woolwich town centre. The closest car park to Bathway is the multi-storey car park in Calderwood Street, signposted from the A205.

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 Woolwich. In approximately 2 miles take the third exit sign-posted A205 South Circular Lewisham and follow signs for parking in Woolwich town centre. 

Car Parking

There is no parking provided at the building but parking on-street may be purchased at £1.50 per hour from a parking meter. There are Blue Badge bays provided in Bathway and close-by in Market Street. The closest public car park is in Calderwood Street or you could park at Tesco off Grand Depot Street for up to 3 hours. Greenwich Council provides more information on parking in Woolwich.

Motorbikes and Scooters

If you have a motorbike or scooter you can park it at the side of the building in Polytechnic Street.

Car Share

If you drive to University please help the environment and register your journey with our car share scheme UNISHARE South East. You could save money and make new friends.