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

The journey from Blackwall to Custom House is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Blackwall take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Custom House

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 7 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Prince Regent and Blackwall to Royal Victoria

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

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

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)

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 Blackwall is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Custom House take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 7 mins

Stations on the route: Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

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

Blackwall 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)

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 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 Blackwall ⇄ 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 Blackwall ⇄ 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 roughly 1½ miles, which would take about 28-31 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 – A 1½ mile taxi fare between Custom House tube station and Blackwall will cost around £10.60 to £18.20 and can be covered in about 8-17 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Blackwall station