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Cannon Street ⇄ New Cross Gate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Cannon Street to New Cross Gate is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel

  1. From Cannon Street take the District Line
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at New Cross Gate

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and London Overground

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Cannon Street to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Cannon Street station is not wheelchair accessible

New Cross Gate station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Cannon Street station entrance – The entrance on Dowgate Hill to the booking hall is on the level, but there’s a flight of stairs from the Cannon Street entrance (11 steps down). After that you can use a lift from the booking hall to the westbound platform (or two flights of 10 steps down), but you’ll have to use stairs to the eastbound platform (2x12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

New Cross Gate station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +11 steps up +2 steps down)

The journey from New Cross Gate to Cannon Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and District tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel

  1. From New Cross Gate take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Cannon Street

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

Stations on the route: New Cross Gate ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street

Alternative routes include New Cross Gate to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross Gate train station is not wheelchair accessible

Cannon Street station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

New Cross Gate station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2 steps up +11 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

Cannon Street station exit – There’s a lift from the westbound platform to the booking hall (or two flights of 10 steps up), but you’ll have to use stairs from the eastbound platform (2x12 steps up). Ater that you must use a flight of stairs to the Cannon Street exit (11 steps up), but the Dowgate Hill exit is on the level

Tube fare between Cannon Street and New Cross Gate

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 Cannon Street ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 Cannon Street ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 between New Cross Gate and Cannon Street is about 3⅓ miles, which would take you about 63-70 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 fares · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – Riding a taxi 3⅓ miles between New Cross Gate underground station and Cannon Street station will cost between £18 and £31 and take 14-28 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Cannon Street station