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Heron Quays ⇄ Leyton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Heron Quays to Leyton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Central tube lines, changing trains at Stratford

  1. From Heron Quays take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Stratford to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Leyton

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar ➜ All Saints ➜ Langdon Park ➜ Devons Road ➜ Bow Church ➜ Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Leyton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Heron Quays to Leytonstone and Heron Quays to Stratford

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Leyton station is not wheelchair accessible

Heron Quays station entrance – You must use an escalator plus a lift between the entrance and the platforms. Or you can use five flights of stairs instead (11 steps up +2x12 steps up +2x16 steps up)

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

Leyton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Leyton High Road exit (13 steps up +14 steps up), but four flights of stairs to the car park exit (13 steps down +14 steps down +14 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Leyton to Heron Quays is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Stratford

  1. From Leyton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Stratford to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Heron Quays

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Leyton ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Bow Church ➜ Devons Road ➜ Langdon Park ➜ All Saints ➜ Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leyton to Leytonstone and Leyton to Stratford

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Heron Quays station is not wheelchair accessible

Leyton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the Leyton High Road entrance and the platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down), but four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps up +14 steps up +14 steps down +13 steps down)

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

Heron Quays station exit – You must use a lift plus an escalator between the platforms and the exit. Or you can use five flights of stairs instead (2x16 steps down +2x12 steps down +11 steps down)

Tube fare between Heron Quays and Leyton

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 Heron Quays ⇄ Leyton 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 Heron Quays ⇄ Leyton 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube 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 – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The 3¾ mile ride between Leyton station and Heron Quays in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Heron Quays station