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Caledonian Road ⇄ Shadwell Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Caledonian Road to Shadwell is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Bank

  1. From Caledonian Road take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Shadwell

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Caledonian Road to Tower Hill, Caledonian Road to Aldgate and Caledonian Road to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Shadwell station is not wheelchair accessible

Caledonian Road station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (9 steps down +10 steps down +13 steps down +6x17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

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

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 Caledonian Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Central and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Bank and

  1. From Shadwell take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Caledonian Road

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Central and Piccadilly

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

Caledonian Road 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 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 Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Caledonian Road station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (6x17 steps up +13 steps up +10 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Caledonian Road and Shadwell

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Caledonian Road ⇄ 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Caledonian Road ⇄ 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 is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 – The 3¾ mile ride between Shadwell train station and Caledonian Road in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Shadwell station