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

The journey from Beckton to Wapping is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From Beckton take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at Wapping

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 37 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 ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Wapping

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and London Overground

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Beckton to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Wapping 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 Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

Wapping station exit – You must use one lift and three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (21 steps up +4 steps up +2 steps down), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (21 steps up +12 steps up +15 steps up +12 steps up +3x15 steps up +2 steps up)

The journey from Wapping to Beckton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From Wapping take the London Overground
  2. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Beckton

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

Stations on the route: Wapping ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Cyprus ➜ Gallions Reach ➜ Beckton

Alternative routes include Wapping to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Beckton station is not wheelchair accessible

Wapping station entrance – You must use one lift and three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2 steps up +4 steps down +21 steps down), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (2 steps up +3x15 steps down +12 steps down +15 steps down +12 steps down +21 steps down)

Changing tube line at Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

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

Tube fare between Beckton and Wapping

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 ⇄ Wapping 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 ⇄ Wapping 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.