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

The journey from Blackwall to Mansion House is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill

  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 Circle Line
  4. Leave the train at Mansion House

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 37 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

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Circle

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Cannon Street, Blackwall to St Pauls and Blackwall to Bank

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Mansion House 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)

Mansion House station exit – You must two flights of stairs from the westbound platform to the booking hall (17 steps up +6 steps up), or three flights from the eastbound platform (12 steps up +11 steps up +21 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Garlick Hill entrance (15 steps up +9 steps up), or two flights to the Queen Victoria Street westside exit (15 steps up +9 steps up), or two flights to the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street northside exit (4 steps up +20 steps up), or three flights to the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street southside exit (4 steps up +12 steps up +7 steps up), or three flights to the Bow Lane exit (4 steps up +12 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Mansion House to Blackwall is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District, London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From Mansion House take the District Line
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  3. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, London Overground and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Mansion House to Cannon Street, Mansion House to St Pauls and Mansion House to Bank

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackwall station is not wheelchair accessible

Mansion House station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Garlick Hill entrance and the booking hall (9 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Queen Victoria Street westside entrance (9 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street northside entrance (20 steps down +4 steps down), or three flights from the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street southside entrance (7 steps down +12 steps down +4 steps down), or three flights from the Bow Lane entrance (13 steps down +12 steps down +4 steps down). After that you must two flights of stairs down to the westbound platform (6 steps down +17 steps down), or three flights to the eastbound platform (21 steps down +11 steps down +12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

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 Mansion House

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 ⇄ Mansion 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Blackwall ⇄ Mansion House Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 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 tube prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube 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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Mansion House underground station and Blackwall station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Blackwall station and Mansion House