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Custom House ⇄ King George V Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Custom House to King George V is in fare zone 3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town

  1. From Custom House take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at King George V

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport ➜ King George V

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Custom House to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Custom House station entrance – There are two lifts between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs (2x16 steps up +16 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

King George V station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

The journey from King George V to Custom House is in fare zone 3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town

  1. From King George V take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Custom House

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: King George V ➜ London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include King George V to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

King George V station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Custom House station exit – There are two lifts between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs (14 steps up +16 steps up +2x16 steps down)

Tube fare between Custom House and King George V

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 3. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 Custom House ⇄ King George V 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 3 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Custom House ⇄ King George V Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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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 is approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins 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 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between King George V station and Custom House in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic