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East India ⇄ Pontoon Dock Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from East India to Pontoon Dock is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From East India take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Pontoon Dock

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 8 mins

Stations on the route: East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include East India to West Silvertown and East India to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

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)

Pontoon Dock station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

The journey from Pontoon Dock to East India is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Pontoon Dock take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at East India

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 8 mins

Stations on the route: Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Pontoon Dock to West Silvertown and Pontoon Dock to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Pontoon Dock station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

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 Pontoon Dock

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 East India ⇄ Pontoon Dock 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 East India ⇄ Pontoon Dock 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 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 – The distance is roughly 1½ miles, which would take about 28-31 minutes 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 prices · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A 1½ mile taxi fare between Pontoon Dock underground station and East India will cost around £10.60 to £18.20 and can be covered in about 8-17 mins

Travel by carCar parks near East India station