Travelling to Thamesmead is quick and easy, thanks to the Elizabeth line. From Abbey Wood station it's just 11 minutes to Canary Wharf, less than 20 minutes to Stratford or Liverpool Street, 25 minutes to Tottenham Court Road, 29 minutes to Paddington, and an hour to Heathrow airport.
The 177 bus route runs from Greenwich, Woolwich Station and Plumstead to Thamesmead town centre.
The 229 bus route runs from Bexley and Barnehurst Station to Thamesmead town centre.
Western Way/ Eastern Way runs through Thamesmead. The closest crossing to the north side of the Thames River is the Dartford Crossing.
There is a network of cycle paths across Thamesmead. The Ridgeway runs parallel to Eastern Way and connects east and west Thamesmead. Crossway Park connects to Southmere Park and Abbey Way which links the north to the south.