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

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

  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. Change at Victoria to the Victoria Line
  5. Leave the train at Pimlico

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 58 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 ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Pimlico

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Circle and Victoria

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Blackwall to Vauxhall and Blackwall to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Pimlico 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 Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Pimlico station exit – There’s an escalator or seven flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (3 steps up +16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use stairs from the booking hall to the exits (9 steps up to the Bessborough Street exit, and 16 steps up +18 steps up to the Rampayne Street exit)

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

  1. From Pimlico take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Blackwall

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ 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 Victoria, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Pimlico to Vauxhall and Pimlico to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackwall station is not wheelchair accessible

Pimlico station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrances and the booking hall (9 steps down from the Bessborough Street entrance, and 18 steps down +16 steps down from the Rampayne Street entrance). After that there’s an escalator or seven flights of stairs down to the platforms (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down +3 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

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 Pimlico

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 ⇄ Pimlico 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 ⇄ Pimlico 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

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 · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A 5¾ mile taxi fare between Pimlico underground station and Blackwall should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Blackwall station and Pimlico