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Blackhorse Road ⇄ Limehouse Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackhorse Road to Limehouse is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus and Bank

  1. From Blackhorse Road take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Limehouse

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 56 mins

Stations on the route: Blackhorse Road ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Blackhorse Road to Westferry, Blackhorse Road to Stepney Green and Blackhorse Road to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Blackhorse Road underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Blackhorse Road station entrance – The Blackhorse Road entrance to the booking hall is on the level, buy you must use one flight of stairs from the Forest Road entrance (7 steps up), or two flights of stairs from the car park entrance (2x9 steps up). After that you can use an escalator down to the Victoria line platforms, but you must use two flights of stairs to the London Overground platforms (13 steps down +12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Limehouse 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 (2x16 steps down +7 steps down)

The journey from Limehouse to Blackhorse Road is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Northern and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Bank and

  1. From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Blackhorse Road

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 51 mins

Stations on the route: Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Blackhorse Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Northern and Victoria

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Westferry, Limehouse to Stepney Green and Limehouse to Shadwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Limehouse train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Limehouse 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 (7 steps up +2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Blackhorse Road station exit – You can use an escalator from the Victoria line platforms to the booking hall, but you must use two flights of stairs from the London Overground platforms (12 steps up +13 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs from the booking hall to the Forest Road exit (7 steps down), or two flights of stairs to the car park exit (2x9 steps down). There are no stairs to the Blackhorse Road exit

Tube fare between Blackhorse Road and Limehouse

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 Blackhorse Road ⇄ Limehouse 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 Blackhorse Road ⇄ Limehouse 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 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 from Limehouse to Blackhorse Road is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5¼ miles taxi journey between Limehouse station and Blackhorse Road should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins