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

The journey from Bow Church to Shadwell is in fare zone 2 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 Shadwell

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell

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 Tower Hill, Bow Church to Aldgate and Bow Church to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Shadwell station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit (or 3x16 steps down), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the London Overground platforms and the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Shadwell to Bow Church is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Shadwell 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: 7 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ 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 Shadwell to Tower Hill, Shadwell to Aldgate and Shadwell to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Bow Church station is not wheelchair accessible

Shadwell station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms (or 3x16 steps up), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the London Overground platforms (7 steps down +15 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 Shadwell

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 ⇄ Shadwell 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 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Bow Church ⇄ Shadwell 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
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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 – The distance to Bow Church is about two miles, which would take 38-42 minutes 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A two mile journey between Shadwell train station and Bow Church station in a black taxicab should cost between £10.60 and £18.20 and take about 10-20 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Shadwell station