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Heron Quays ⇄ Shoreditch High St Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Heron Quays to Shoreditch High Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From Heron Quays take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at Shoreditch High Street

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Shoreditch High Street

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 Heron Quays to Liverpool Street, Heron Quays to Old Street and Heron Quays to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

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 Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

The journey from Shoreditch High Street to Heron Quays is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

  1. From Shoreditch High Street take the London Overground
  2. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Heron Quays

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 1, 24 mins

Stations on the route: Shoreditch High Street ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays

Alternative routes include Shoreditch High Street to Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street to Old Street and Shoreditch High Street to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

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

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 Shoreditch High Street

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 Heron Quays ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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 Heron Quays ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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
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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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 2½ mile taxi fare between Shoreditch High Street train station and Heron Quays will cost you around £14.30 to £24.60 and take about 12-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Heron Quays station and Shoreditch High Street