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

The journey from East India to Southwark is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, DLR, Northern and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell, Bank and London Bridge

  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 London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  5. Leave the train at Southwark

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 48 mins

Stations on the route: East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Southwark

London Underground tube delays

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

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 Borough and East India to Blackfriars

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

Southwark 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)

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

Southwark station exit – There’s a lift from the platforms to the booking hall (or two escalators, or one flight of 14 stairs), plus another lift to the exit (or two flights of 15 and 7 stairs)

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

  1. From Southwark take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at East India

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: 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 Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Southwark to Waterloo, Southwark to Borough and Southwark to Blackfriars

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Southwark 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

Southwark station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the booking hall (or two flights of 15 and 7 stairs), plus another lift to the platforms (or two escalators, or one flight of 14 stairs)

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

Changing tube line at – 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

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 Southwark

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 ⇄ Southwark 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 ⇄ Southwark 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
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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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Southwark train station and East India can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near East India station and Southwark