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Bethnal Green ⇄ Custom House Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bethnal Green to Custom House is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Stratford and Canning Town

  1. From Bethnal Green take the Central Line
  2. Change at Stratford to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Custom House

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ West Ham ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Bethnal Green to Prince Regent and Bethnal Green to Royal Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bethnal Green train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Bethnal Green station entrance – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Bethnal Green Road entrance and the platforms (20 steps down +8 steps down), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Roman Road entrance and the platforms (19 steps down +7 steps down), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Cambridge Heath Road west entrance and the platforms (18 steps down +8 steps down), or an escalator and three flights of stairs between the Cambridge Heath Road east entrance and the platforms (10 steps down +11 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

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

Custom House station exit – There are two lifts between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs (14 steps up +16 steps up +2x16 steps down)

The journey from Custom House to Bethnal Green is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Central tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and

  1. From Custom House take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Stratford to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Bethnal Green

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Ham ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Custom House to Prince Regent and Custom House to Royal Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Custom House train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Custom House station entrance – There are two lifts between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs (2x16 steps up +16 steps down +14 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

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Bethnal Green station exit – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Bethnal Green Road exit (8 steps up +20 steps up), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Roman Road exit (7 steps up +19 steps up), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Cambridge Heath Road west exit (8 steps up +18 steps up), or an escalator and three flights of stairs between the platforms and the Cambridge Heath Road east exit (5 steps up +11 steps up +10 steps up)

Tube fare between Bethnal Green and Custom House

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 Bethnal Green ⇄ Custom House 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 Bethnal Green ⇄ Custom House 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, Senior tube fares, Child tube fares, Oyster fares, Contactless fares and Travelcard fares
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 – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 prices · Senior bus prices · Child bus prices

Travel by taxi – The 3¾ mile ride between Custom House tube station and Bethnal Green in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins