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Blackfriars ⇄ East Ham Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackfriars to East Ham is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Blackfriars take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at East Ham

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ West Ham ➜ Plaistow ➜ Upton Park ➜ East Ham

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Blackfriars to Upton 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

East Ham 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)

East Ham 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 (17 steps up +14 steps up)

The journey from East Ham to Blackfriars is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From East Ham take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Blackfriars

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: East Ham ➜ Upton Park ➜ Plaistow ➜ West Ham ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ Bow Road ➜ Mile End ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include East Ham to Upton Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

East Ham 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

East Ham 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 (14 steps down +17 steps down)

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 East Ham

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ East Ham 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Blackfriars ⇄ East Ham 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 fares, Senior fares, Child 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 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 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

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