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

The journey from Beckton to Bow Road is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and District tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and West Ham

  1. From Beckton take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at West Ham to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Bow Road

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Beckton ➜ Gallions Reach ➜ Cyprus ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ Bow Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Beckton to Bow Church, Beckton to Mile End 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 Road station is not wheelchair accessible

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

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

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

Bow Road station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +11 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Bow Road to Beckton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at West Ham and

  1. From Bow Road take the District Line
  2. Change at West Ham to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Beckton

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Canning Town [change train] 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 District, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Bow Church, Bow Road to Mile End and Bow Road to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Beckton station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

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

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

Tube fare between Beckton and Bow Road

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 Road 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 Road 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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

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 four mile ride between Bow Road tube station and Beckton station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic