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Blackwall ⇄ East Acton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackwall to East Acton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, DLR and Central 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 Central Line
  4. Leave the train at East Acton

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 61 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, DLR and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to North Acton and Blackwall to White City

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

East Acton 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

East Acton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the eastbound platform and the exit (19 steps down +18 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the westbound platform (16 steps down +14 steps down +11 steps down)

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

  1. From East Acton take the Central 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: 19 · Journey time: Approx 60 mins

Stations on the route: East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include East Acton to North Acton and East Acton to White City

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackwall station is not wheelchair accessible

East Acton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the eastbound platform (18 steps up +19 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the westbound platform (11 steps up +14 steps up +16 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 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 East Acton

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 ⇄ East Acton 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 ⇄ East Acton 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 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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