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Euston ⇄ Poplar Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Euston to Poplar is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Euston take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Poplar

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and DLR

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Euston to West India Quay, Euston to All Saints and Euston to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The London Overground at Euston station has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Northern and Victoria lines are not wheelchair accessible

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

Euston station entrance – You can use an escalator between the entrance and the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use four flights of stairs (3 steps down +2x17 steps down +8 steps down). After that you can use an escalator down to the Victoria line and Bank branch of the Northern line platforms, or an escalator plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line (14 steps down +13 steps down)

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

Poplar station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +8 steps down)

The journey from Poplar to Euston is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Poplar take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Euston

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Northern

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Poplar to West India Quay, Poplar to All Saints and Poplar to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Poplar train station is not wheelchair accessible

The London Overground at Euston station has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Northern and Victoria lines are not wheelchair accessible

Poplar station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (8 steps up +2x16 steps up)

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

Euston station exit – You can use an escalator from the Victoria line and Bank branch of the Northern line platforms to the booking hall, or an escalator plus two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross branch of the Northern line (13 steps up +14 steps up). After that you can use another escalator to the exit. If you want to avoid this escalator then you can use four flights of stairs (8 steps up +2x17 steps up +3 steps up)

Tube fare between London Euston and Poplar

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 Euston ⇄ Poplar 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 Euston ⇄ Poplar 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 Poplar to Euston 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 Poplar underground station and Euston should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Euston station and Poplar