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

The journey from Canning Town to Shadwell is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Canning Town take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Shadwell

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 14 mins

Stations on the route: Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell

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 Canning Town to Tower Hill, Canning Town to Aldgate and Canning Town to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Shadwell 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

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 Canning Town is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Shadwell take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Canning Town

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 12 mins

Stations on the route: Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town

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 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

Canning Town 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)

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 Shadwell

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 Canning Town ⇄ 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Canning Town ⇄ Shadwell Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-4 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 Canning Town is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Shadwell train station and Canning Town station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Shadwell station