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Bow Church ⇄ Kennington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bow Church to Kennington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and London Bridge

  1. From Bow Church take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Kennington

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Bow Church to Elephant & Castle, Bow Church to Oval and Bow Church to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Church station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps down +11 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Kennington station exit – You have to use one flight of stairs and a lift between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (3 steps up +17 steps up +2x19 steps up +21 steps up)

The journey from Kennington to Bow Church is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank and

  1. From Kennington take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Change at Stratford to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Bow Church

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Bow Church

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kennington to Elephant & Castle, Kennington to Oval and Kennington to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Bow Church station is not wheelchair accessible

Kennington station entrance – You have to use a lift and one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (21 steps down +2x19 steps down +17 steps down +3 steps down)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Bow Church station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (11 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Bow Church and Kennington

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 Bow Church ⇄ Kennington 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 Bow Church ⇄ Kennington 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles is too far to walk

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 4½ mile taxi ride between Kennington station and Bow Church can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50