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Embankment ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Embankment to Pudding Mill Lane is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Mile End and Stratford

  1. From Embankment take the District Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  3. Change at Stratford to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Pudding Mill Lane

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Pudding Mill Lane

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Embankment to Stratford, Embankment to Bow Church and Embankment to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Embankment station entrance – The Villiers Street entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 4 stairs from the Victoria Embankment entrance. After that there are two flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (2x15 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 16 steps down +14 steps down to the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps down +19 steps down to the southbound platform, or 6 steps down +20 steps down to the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (6 steps down)

Changing tube line at Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Pudding Mill Lane station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x16 steps down)

The journey from Pudding Mill Lane to Embankment is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and

  1. From Pudding Mill Lane take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Waterloo to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Embankment

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Embankment

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Pudding Mill Lane to Stratford, Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Church and Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Pudding Mill Lane train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Pudding Mill Lane station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

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

Embankment station exit – There are two flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms to the booking hall (2x15 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 16 steps up +14 steps up from the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps up +19 steps up from the southbound platform, or 6 steps up +20 steps up from the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms (6 steps up). After that there’s another flight of 4 stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit, but the Villiers Street exit is on the level

Tube fare between Embankment and Pudding Mill Lane

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Embankment ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Embankment ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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
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 from Pudding Mill Lane to Embankment is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 5¼ miles taxi journey between Pudding Mill Lane underground station and Embankment should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Embankment station