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Blackfriars ⇄ Devons Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackfriars to Devons Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and DLR tube lines,

  1. From Blackfriars take the District Line
  2. Leave train at Bow Road and walk 6 mins to Bow Church
  3. Change at Bow Church to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Devons Road

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Bow Road [leave train] Walk 6 mins to Bow Church [change train] Devons Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Blackfriars to Bromley By Bow, Blackfriars to Bow Church and Blackfriars to Langdon Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Blackfriars 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 from the Victoria Embankment entrance to the booking hall (17 steps down +3 steps down +6 steps up), or three flights from the New Bridge Street entrance (18 steps down +6 steps down +6 steps up), or two flights from the Riverside Walk entrance (18 steps up +6 steps up), or two flights from the Blackfriars Bridge entrance (2x10 steps down from the eastside, or 21 steps down +6 steps up from the westside), or one flight from the Queen Victoria Street entrance (16 steps down). After that there’s another two flights of stairs down to the platforms (10 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 17 steps down +9 steps down to the westbound platform)

Devons Road station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (9 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Devons Road to Blackfriars is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and

  1. From Devons Road take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Westminster to the Circle Line
  4. Leave the train at Blackfriars

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 46 mins

Stations on the route: Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Circle

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Devons Road to Bromley By Bow, Devons Road to Bow Church and Devons Road to Langdon Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Devons Road station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps down +9 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Blackfriars station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (16 steps up +10 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 9 steps up +17 steps up from the westbound platform). After that there’s another three flights of stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit (6 steps up +3 steps down +17 steps down), or three flights to the New Bridge Street exit (6 steps up +6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Riverside Walk exit (6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Blackfriars Bridge exit (2x10 steps up to the eastside, or 6 steps up +21 steps down to the westside), or one flight to the Queen Victoria Street exit (16 steps up)

Tube fare between Blackfriars and Devons Road

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Blackfriars ⇄ Devons Road 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Blackfriars ⇄ Devons Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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 prices, Senior tube prices, Child tube prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 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 fares 2024 · Senior bus fares 2024 · Child bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Devons Road tube station and Blackfriars station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

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