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Blackwall ⇄ Camden Town Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackwall to Camden Town is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, DLR and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell and Bank

  1. From Blackwall take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Camden Town

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 49 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, DLR and Northern

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Mornington Crescent, Blackwall to Chalk Farm and Blackwall to Kentish Town

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Camden Town station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackwall station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (9 steps up +16 steps up +4 steps up +2x16 steps up)

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

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

Camden Town station exit – You need to get an escalator from the northbound platform to the booking hall, but an escalator and two flights of stairs from the southbound platform (2x11 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can get another seven flights of stairs (11 steps up +3x17 steps up +10 steps up +14 steps up +21 steps up). After that there’s another flight of stairs between the booking hall and the Kentish Town Road exit (5 steps down), but it’s level to the Camden High Street exit

The journey from Camden Town to Blackwall is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank and

  1. From Camden Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 48 mins

Stations on the route: Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Camden Town to Mornington Crescent, Camden Town to Chalk Farm and Camden Town to Kentish Town

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackwall station is not wheelchair accessible

Camden Town station entrance – There’s a flight of stairs between the Kentish Town Road entrance and the booking hall (5 steps up), but it’s level from the Camden High Street entrance. After that you need to get an escalator down to the northbound platform, but an escalator and two flights of stairs down to the southbound platform (2x11 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can get another seven flights of stairs (21 steps down +14 steps down +10 steps down +3x17 steps down +11 steps down)

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

Blackwall station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +4 steps down +16 steps down +9 steps down)

Tube fare between Blackwall and Camden Town

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 Blackwall ⇄ Camden Town 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 Blackwall ⇄ Camden Town 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 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 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 carCar parks near Blackwall station and Camden Town