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

The journey from Cannon Street to Stratford is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Central tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Cannon Street take the District Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Stratford

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Stratford

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Cannon Street to Leyton, Cannon Street to Plaistow and Cannon Street to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Cannon Street tube station is not wheelchair accessible

The DLR and Jubilee lines at Stratford station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and 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 Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Stratford station exit – There’s a lift between the Central/​London Overground platforms and the exit (or two flights of 14 stairs), but two lifts between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms and the exit (or two escalators, or four flights of 14 stairs)

The journey from Stratford to Cannon Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street

  1. From Stratford take the Central Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Cannon Street

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Circle

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Stratford to Leyton, Stratford to Plaistow and Stratford to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The DLR and Jubilee lines at Stratford train station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

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)

Stratford station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the Central/​London Overground platforms (or two flights of 14 stairs), but two lifts between the entrance and the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms (or two escalators, or four flights of 14 stairs)

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

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 Stratford

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 Cannon Street ⇄ Stratford 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 Cannon Street ⇄ Stratford 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 – It’s about 4⅓ miles from Stratford to Cannon Street which 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between Stratford train station and Cannon Street station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Cannon Street station