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Canning Town ⇄ Holborn Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Canning Town to Holborn is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Central tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Canning Town take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Holborn

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwell ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Canning Town to Chancery Lane, Canning Town to Tottenham Court Road and Canning Town to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Holborn station is not wheelchair accessible

Canning Town station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator to the Jubilee line platforms, or two escalators to the DLR 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

Holborn station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (19 steps up from the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps up from the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps up from the Piccadilly northbound platform)

The journey from Holborn to Canning Town is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Holborn take the Central Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Canning Town

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwell ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Holborn to Chancery Lane, Holborn to Tottenham Court Road and Holborn to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Canning Town station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (19 steps down to the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps down to the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps down to the Piccadilly northbound platform)

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

Canning Town station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator from the Jubilee line platforms, or two escalators from the DLR platforms

Tube fare between Canning Town and Holborn

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 Canning Town ⇄ Holborn 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 Canning Town ⇄ Holborn 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 5½ 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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 5½ mile taxi fare between Holborn station and Canning Town will cost you around £28 to £40 and can be done in about 25-38 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Holborn station