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Bow Road ⇄ Elverson Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bow Road to Elverson Road is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Bow Road walk 6 mins to Bow Church and take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Elverson Road

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Walk to Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Greenwich ➜ Deptford Bridge ➜ Elverson Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Lewisham and Bow Road to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Elverson Road station exit – There’s a level ramp between the platforms and the exit, but no stairs

The journey from Elverson Road to Bow Road is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Elverson Road take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Bow Church and walk 6 mins to Bow Road

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Elverson Road ➜ Deptford Bridge ➜ Greenwich ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar ➜ All Saints ➜ Langdon Park ➜ Devons Road ➜ Bow Church ➜ Walk 6 mins to Bow Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Elverson Road to Lewisham and Elverson Road to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Elverson Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Elverson Road station entrance – There’s a level ramp between the entrance and the platforms, but no stairs

Bow Road station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +11 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps up from the westbound platform)

Tube fare between Bow Road and Elverson Road

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 Road ⇄ Elverson Road 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 Road ⇄ Elverson Road 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 fares, Senior fares, Child fares, Oyster fares, Contactless fares and Travelcard fares
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 tickets 2024 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Elverson Road tube station and Bow Road station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic