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Blackwall ⇄ Kensal Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackwall to Kensal Green is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, District and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill and Embankment

  1. From Blackwall take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill
  3. Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
  4. Change at Embankment to the Bakerloo Line
  5. Leave the train at Kensal Green

Number of tube stops: 24 · Journey time: Approx 75 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill [change train] Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, District and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Willesden Junction, Blackwall to Queens Park and Blackwall to Willesden Green

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

Kensal Green 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 Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Kensal Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x20 steps up +11 steps up)

The journey from Kensal Green to Blackwall is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo and

  1. From Kensal Green take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 23 · Journey time: Approx 67 mins

Stations on the route: Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Kensal Green to Willesden Junction, Kensal Green to Queens Park and Kensal Green to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackwall station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +2x20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

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 Kensal Green

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 Blackwall ⇄ Kensal Green 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 Blackwall ⇄ Kensal Green 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 train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 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 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

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