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Beckton ⇄ Royal Albert Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Beckton to Royal Albert is in fare zone 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 Royal Albert

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 9 mins

Stations on the route: Beckton ➜ Gallions Reach ➜ Cyprus ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Royal Albert

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 Beckton Park, Beckton to Cyprus and Beckton to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Royal Albert 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)

Royal Albert 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 (5 steps up + 2x16 steps up)

The journey from Royal Albert to Beckton is in fare zone 3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

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

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 7 mins

Stations on the route: 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 Royal Albert to Beckton Park, Royal Albert to Cyprus and Royal Albert to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Royal Albert 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

Royal Albert 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 (2x16 steps down +5 steps down)

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

Tube fare between Beckton and Royal Albert

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 3. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 ⇄ Royal Albert 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 3 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Beckton ⇄ Royal Albert Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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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 on foot – You could walk the one mile distance in about 19-21 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 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The one mile taxi journey between Royal Albert underground station and Beckton will cost approximately £7 to £12 and will take 6-13 mins