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Acton Town ⇄ Blackwall Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Acton Town to Blackwall is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Westminster and Canning Town

  1. From Acton Town take the District Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 24 · Journey time: Approx 67 mins

Stations on the route: Acton Town ➜ Chiswick Park ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Acton Town to Poplar, Acton Town to All Saints and Acton Town to East India

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Acton Town train station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Blackwall station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Acton Town station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms, or two flights of stairs (2x14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Blackwall station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +4 steps down +16 steps down +9 steps down)

The journey from Blackwall to Acton Town is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and District tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill

  1. From Blackwall take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill
  3. Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Acton Town

Number of tube stops: 26 · Journey time: Approx 69 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill [change train] Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Chiswick Park ➜ Acton Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Poplar, Blackwall to All Saints and Blackwall to East India

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Blackwall train station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Acton Town station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Blackwall station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (9 steps up +16 steps up +4 steps up +2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Acton Town station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit, or two flights of stairs (2x14 steps up)

Tube fare between Acton Town and Blackwall

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Acton Town ⇄ Blackwall Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Acton Town ⇄ Blackwall Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

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