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Beckton ⇄ Bow Church Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Beckton to Bow Church is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Beckton take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Bow Church

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Beckton ➜ Gallions Reach ➜ Cyprus ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ All Saints ➜ Langdon Park ➜ Devons Road ➜ Bow Church

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Beckton to Bow Road, Beckton to Devons Road and Beckton to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Beckton station entrance – There’s a ramp between the entrance and platforms (or 10 steps up)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Bow Church station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (11 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Bow Church to Beckton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Bow Church take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Beckton

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Cyprus ➜ Gallions Reach ➜ Beckton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Bow Church to Bow Road, Bow Church to Devons Road and Bow Church to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Bow Church station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps down +11 steps down)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Beckton station exit – There’s a ramp between the platforms and the exit (or 10 steps down)

Tube fare between Beckton and Bow Church

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 Beckton ⇄ Bow Church 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Beckton ⇄ Bow Church 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 on foot – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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

Travel by taxi – The 3¾ mile ride between Bow Church tube station and Beckton in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins