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East India ⇄ Lambeth North Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from East India to Lambeth North is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, DLR, Northern and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell, Bank and Elephant & Castle

  1. From East India take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  4. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Bakerloo Line
  5. Leave the train at Lambeth North

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Lambeth North

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, DLR, Northern and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include East India to Waterloo, East India to Elephant & Castle and East India to Southwark

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Lambeth North station is not wheelchair accessible

East India station entrance – From the Aspen Way entrance to the platforms there’s a lift (or three flights of 14 steps up), plus another lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 14 and 16 steps down). From the South Side entrance to the platforms there are two lifts (or four flights of 15 and 16 steps up, and 14 and 16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Lambeth North station exit – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (20 steps up +16 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Lambeth North to East India is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo and

  1. From Lambeth North take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at East India

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Lambeth North ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ East India

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Lambeth North to Waterloo, Lambeth North to Elephant & Castle and Lambeth North to Southwark

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

East India station is not wheelchair accessible

Lambeth North station entrance – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (13 steps down +3 steps down +3x17 steps down +16 steps down +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

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

East India station exit – From the platforms to the Aspen Way exit there’s a lift (or three flights of 14 steps down), plus another lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 and 14 steps up). From the platforms to the South Side exit there are two lifts (or four flights of 16 and 14 steps down, and 16 and 15 steps up)

Tube fare between East India and Lambeth North

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 East India ⇄ Lambeth North 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 East India ⇄ Lambeth North 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 Adult tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube 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 – It’s around 5 miles to East India, 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 tickets 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between Lambeth North station and East India station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near East India station and Lambeth North