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We are located on Dock Street, between Shadwell DLR Station and Aldgate East tube station. Please find directions below—whether you arrive in town by plane, train, or bus.

Wombat's the city hostel London

7 Dock Street, London E1 8LL


tel:+44 2076 80 7600

directions to wombat's london

From Heathrow Airport
Take the Piccadilly line towards Oakwood.
In South Kensington change to District line towards Upminster.
Get off at Aldgate East.
Walking: take Leman St and go straight towards Dock Street.
From Gatwick Airport
At Gatwick Airport Rail Station take railway towards city center.
Get off at either.
London Bridge and take bus RV1 to Tower Gateway. Then take Shorter St and take a right into Royal Mint St. Take a right into Dock Street.
Victoria Station or Blackfriar Station and take the District Line and get off at Aldgate East.
Take Leman St and walk straight towards Dock Street.
From Stansted Airport and Southend Airport
Take the a bus or train towards London Liverpool Street.
Get off at Liverpool Street Station.
Take Hammersmith & City line and get off at Aldgate East.
Walking: take Leman St and go straight towards Dock Street.
From Luton Airport
Take Thameslink towards Sevenoaks Rail Station
Get off at Farringdon Underground Station
Take the Hammersmith & City line towards Barking
Get off at Aldgate East.
Walking: take Leman St and go straight towards Dock Street.
From London City Airport
At London City Airport DLR Station take DLR towards Shadwell (19 min 9 stops).
Take off at Shadwell DLR Station.
Walk towards the West take Whatney St.
Turn to the right to Cable St walk 800 m, and take a left into Dock St.
From St Pancras International Railway Station
Take a right into Pancras Road than take a left into Euston Road and you will reach King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground Station.
Take the Hammersmith & City line towards Barking (12 min 5 stops).
Take off at Aldgate East.
Walking: take Leman St and go straight towards Dock Street.


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