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Greenwich ⇄ Royal Victoria Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Greenwich to Royal Victoria is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Greenwich take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Royal Victoria

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Greenwich ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ Blackwall ➜ East India ➜ Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Greenwich to Custom House, Greenwich to Canning Town and Greenwich to East India

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Greenwich 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 (10 stairs down +7 stairs down +14 stairs down)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Royal Victoria station exit – There are two lifts between the platform and the exit. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs from the eastbound platform (2x16 steps down +14 steps up +16 steps up), or five flights of stairs from the westbound platform (2x16 steps down +8 steps up +2x16 steps up)

The journey from Royal Victoria to Greenwich is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Poplar

  1. From Royal Victoria take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Greenwich

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar [change train] Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Greenwich

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and DLR

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Royal Victoria to Custom House, Royal Victoria to Canning Town and Royal Victoria to East India

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Royal Victoria station entrance – There are two lifts between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs to the eastbound platform (2x16 steps up +16 steps down +14 steps down), or five flights of stairs to the westbound platform (2x16 steps up +2x16 steps down +8 steps down)

Changing tube line at Poplar – You can use a lift when changing between the DLR platforms

Greenwich 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 (14 stairs up +7 stairs up +10 stairs up)

Tube fare between Greenwich and Royal Victoria

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 Greenwich ⇄ Royal Victoria 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 Greenwich ⇄ Royal Victoria 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card fares and Travelcard fares
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 could walk the 2½ mile distance in about 47-52 minutes

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 tickets 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 2½ mile taxi fare between Royal Victoria underground station and Greenwich will cost you around £14.30 to £24.60 and take about 12-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Greenwich station