Posted July 14th, 2018, 02:15 PM
We would like to get transportation from our ship in Greenwich to a hotel in London near Victoria Station. What is the most cost effective way to do this? We don’t want to take the subway/Tube. The taxi service the ship is offering is expensive ($300-$400 per person). Can we do it cheaper? Thanks!
Totally agree with Jammy Bun, as we had similar arrangements for our Baltic cruise last year. We took the Virgin East Coast from St Andrews to King's Cross, then a taxi to our hotel at Tower Bridge (UKP 20).
Our cruise departed from Tilbury, so we booked a limo from Addison Lee - clean almost new car with a polite and uniformed driver. Cost was about UKP 55. I booked it online a couple of months before the cruise. About 15 mins before pick up we received a text from the driver to say he was enroute and arrived a few minutes early. (Note: Tower Hill to Tilbury is further than Victoria to Greenwich)
After the cruise we didn't pre-book, due to possible delays, but called just prior to docking and made a reservation, again with Addison Lee. Same excellent service and consistent price.
Even the London cabbies would be cheaper than the cruise line quote.
Andy & Judi
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