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Blackwall ⇄ King George V Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackwall to King George V 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. Change at East India to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at King George V

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport ➜ King George V

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 London City Airport

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

King George V 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)

King George V station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

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

  1. From King George V take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at East India to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: King George V ➜ London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ 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 King George V to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King George V 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

King George V station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and 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 King George V

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 ⇄ King George V 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 ⇄ King George V 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 on foot – They stations are 3¼ miles apart and you could walk the distance in around one hour

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

Travel by taxi – A 3¼ mile taxi journey between King George V station and Blackwall should cost approximately £14.30 to £24.60 and take 14-27 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Blackwall station