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Heathrow T4 ⇄ Shadwell Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Heathrow T4 to Shadwell is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Bank

  1. From Heathrow T4 take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Shadwell

Number of tube stops: 26 · Journey time: Approx 94 mins

Stations on the route: Heathrow Terminal 4 ➜ Heathrow Terminals 2&3 ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Osterley ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Northfields ➜ South Ealing ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Heathrow T4 to Tower Hill, Heathrow T4 to Aldgate and Heathrow T4 to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Heathrow T4 tube station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Shadwell station is not wheelchair accessible

Heathrow T4 station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (15 steps down +9 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line 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

Shadwell station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit (or 3x16 steps down), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the London Overground platforms and the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Shadwell to Heathrow T4 is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the DLR, District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill and

  1. From Shadwell take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill
  3. Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
  4. Change at Gloucester Road to the Piccadilly Line
  5. Leave the train at Heathrow T4

Number of tube stops: 26 · Journey time: Approx 91 mins

Stations on the route: Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill [change train] Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ South Ealing ➜ Northfields ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Osterley ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Heathrow Terminal 4

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Shadwell to Tower Hill, Shadwell to Aldgate and Shadwell to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Heathrow T4 station is not wheelchair accessible

Shadwell station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms (or 3x16 steps up), but you must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the London Overground platforms (7 steps down +15 steps down)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

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

Heathrow T4 station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (9 steps down +15 steps up)

Tube fare between Heathrow T4 and Shadwell

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-6. The cheapest fare is £3.60 off-peak (£5.60 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 Heathrow T4 ⇄ Shadwell 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 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60 £5.60 £15.60 £15.60
Travelcard prices from Heathrow T4 ⇄ Shadwell Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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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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.

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