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

The journey from Bow Church to Royal Albert is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Bow Church take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Royal Albert

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Royal Albert

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Bow Church to Beckton Park, Bow Church to Cyprus and Bow Church to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

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 Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Royal Albert station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (5 steps up + 2x16 steps up)

The journey from Royal Albert to Bow Church is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Royal Albert take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Bow Church

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Albert ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ All Saints ➜ Langdon Park ➜ Devons Road ➜ Bow Church

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Royal Albert to Beckton Park, Royal Albert to Cyprus and Royal Albert to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Royal Albert station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

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 Royal Albert

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 Bow Church ⇄ Royal Albert 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 Bow Church ⇄ Royal Albert 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
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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 tickets 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3¼ mile taxi journey between Royal Albert underground station and Bow Church should cost approximately £14.30 to £24.60 and take 14-27 mins