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Arsenal ⇄ Wapping Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Arsenal to Wapping is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central, DLR and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Holborn, Bank and Shadwell

  1. From Arsenal take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
  5. Leave the train at Wapping

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 52 mins

Stations on the route: Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Wapping

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central, DLR and London Overground

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Arsenal to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Arsenal tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Wapping station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (8 steps down +19 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Wapping station exit – You must use one lift and three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (21 steps up +4 steps up +2 steps down), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (21 steps up +12 steps up +15 steps up +12 steps up +3x15 steps up +2 steps up)

The journey from Wapping to Arsenal is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Hammersmith & City and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From Wapping take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Arsenal

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Wapping ➜ Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal

Alternative routes include Wapping to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Wapping train station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station is not wheelchair accessible

Wapping station entrance – You must use one lift and three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2 steps up +4 steps down +21 steps down), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (2 steps up +3x15 steps down +12 steps down +15 steps down +12 steps down +21 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Arsenal station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +8 steps up)

Tube fare between Arsenal and Wapping

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Arsenal ⇄ Wapping 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Arsenal ⇄ Wapping Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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
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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.