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Cannon Street ⇄ Royal Oak Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Cannon Street to Royal Oak is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at Aldgate East

  1. From Cannon Street take the District Line
  2. Change at Aldgate East to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Royal Oak

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East [change train] Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Royal Oak

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and H&C

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Cannon Street to Paddington, Cannon Street to Bayswater and Cannon Street to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Cannon Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Royal Oak station is not wheelchair accessible

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 Aldgate East – Changing between the District and H&C line is on the same platform

Royal Oak station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Royal Oak to Cannon Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Paddington

  1. From Royal Oak take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Paddington to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Cannon Street

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Oak ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Circle

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Royal Oak to Paddington, Royal Oak to Bayswater and Royal Oak to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Royal Oak train station is not wheelchair accessible

Cannon Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Royal Oak station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C 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 Royal Oak

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 ⇄ Royal Oak 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 ⇄ Royal Oak 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card 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 – The distance from Royal Oak to Cannon Street is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Royal Oak underground station and Cannon Street should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Cannon Street station and Royal Oak