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Beckton ⇄ Limehouse Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Beckton to Limehouse is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Beckton take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Limehouse

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 24 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 ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Beckton to Westferry, Beckton to Stepney Green and Beckton to Shadwell

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

Limehouse 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)

Limehouse station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +7 steps down)

The journey from Limehouse to Beckton is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Beckton

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ 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 station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Westferry, Limehouse to Stepney Green and Limehouse to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Limehouse 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

Limehouse station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (7 steps up +2x16 steps up)

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

Tube fare between Beckton and Limehouse

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 ⇄ Limehouse 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 ⇄ Limehouse 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles is too far to walk

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 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Limehouse station and Beckton can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50