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Custom House ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Custom House to Whitechapel is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Elizabeth tube line

  1. From Custom House take the Elizabeth Line
  2. Leave the train at Whitechapel

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 8 mins

Stations on the route: Custom House ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Whitechapel

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Elizabeth line

Tube times for the Elizabeth line

Alternative routes include Custom House to Aldgate East, Custom House to Stepney Green and Custom House to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Whitechapel station is not wheelchair accessible

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)

Whitechapel station exit – There are lifts up from the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators from the Elizabeth line

The journey from Whitechapel to Custom House is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Elizabeth tube line

  1. From Whitechapel take the Elizabeth Line
  2. Leave the train at Custom House

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 8 mins

Stations on the route: Whitechapel ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Custom House

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Elizabeth line

Tube times for the Elizabeth line

Alternative routes include Whitechapel to Aldgate East, Whitechapel to Stepney Green and Whitechapel to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Custom House station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station entrance – There are lifts down to the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators to the Elizabeth line

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 Whitechapel

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 Custom House ⇄ Whitechapel 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 Custom House ⇄ Whitechapel 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
See our complete list of Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube 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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Whitechapel train station and Custom House station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Whitechapel station