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Beckton ⇄ Great Portland St Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Beckton to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and Baker Street

  1. From Beckton take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Baker Street to the Metropolitan Line
  4. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 63 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 ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Beckton to Regents Park, Beckton to Warren Street and Beckton to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Great Portland Street 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 Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Great Portland Street station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the exit (6 steps up +16 steps up +19 steps up), and four flights from the eastbound platform (5 steps up +6 steps up +12 steps up +19 steps up)

The journey from Great Portland Street to Beckton is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street and

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Beckton

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 61 mins

Stations on the route: Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ 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 H&C, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to Regents Park, Great Portland Street to Warren Street and Great Portland Street to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Beckton station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (19 steps down +16 steps down +6 steps down), and four flights to the eastbound platform (19 steps down +12 steps down +6 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

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 Great Portland Street

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 Beckton ⇄ Great Portland St 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 Beckton ⇄ Great Portland St 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
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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.

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 fares · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station