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

The journey from East India to Shadwell is in fare zone 2 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 Shadwell

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 12 mins

Stations on the route: East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell

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 Tower Hill, East India to Aldgate and East India to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Shadwell 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)

Shadwell station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit (or 3x16 steps down), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the London Overground platforms and the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Shadwell to East India is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

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

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 11 mins

Stations on the route: Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ 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 Shadwell to Tower Hill, Shadwell to Aldgate and Shadwell to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

East India station is not wheelchair accessible

Shadwell station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms (or 3x16 steps up), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the London Overground platforms (7 steps down +15 steps down)

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 Shadwell

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. 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 East India ⇄ Shadwell 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 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from East India ⇄ Shadwell Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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 – The distance is approximately 2⅓ miles from Shadwell to East India, which would take 44-49 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – Driving 2⅓ miles in a taxi between Shadwell train station and East India station will cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take 11-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near East India station and Shadwell