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Gallions Reach ⇄ New Cross Gate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Gallions Reach to New Cross Gate is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From Gallions Reach take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at New Cross Gate

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Gallions Reach ➜ Cyprus ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and London Overground

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Gallions Reach to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

New Cross Gate station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Gallions Reach 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 (12 stairs up +16 stairs up +12 stairs up)

Changing tube line at Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

New Cross Gate station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +11 steps up +2 steps down)

The journey from New Cross Gate to Gallions Reach is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From New Cross Gate take the London Overground
  2. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Gallions Reach

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross Gate ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Royal Albert ➜ Beckton Park ➜ Cyprus ➜ Gallions Reach

Alternative routes include New Cross Gate to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross Gate underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Gallions Reach station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

New Cross Gate station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2 steps up +11 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

Gallions Reach 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 (12 stairs down +16 stairs down +12 stairs down)

Tube fare between Gallions Reach and New Cross Gate

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 Gallions Reach ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 Gallions Reach ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 5½ 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 fares · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 5½ mile taxi fare between New Cross Gate underground station and Gallions Reach will cost you around £28 to £40 and can be done in about 25-38 mins