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Blackwall ⇄ Greenwich Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackwall to Greenwich is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Blackwall take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Greenwich

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Greenwich

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Cutty Sark, Blackwall to New Cross and Blackwall to Lewisham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Greenwich 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)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Greenwich 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 (14 stairs up +7 stairs up +10 stairs up)

The journey from Greenwich to Blackwall is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Greenwich take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Greenwich ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Greenwich to Cutty Sark, Greenwich to New Cross and Greenwich to Lewisham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Greenwich 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

Greenwich 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 (10 stairs down +7 stairs down +14 stairs down)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR 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 Greenwich

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 ⇄ Greenwich 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 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Blackwall ⇄ Greenwich 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
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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 about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 minutes

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 fares · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 2¼ mile journey between Greenwich station and Blackwall in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Blackwall station and Greenwich