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Island Gardens ⇄ New Cross Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Island Gardens to New Cross is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and Canada Water

  1. From Island Gardens take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canada Water to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at New Cross

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and London Overground

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Island Gardens to New Cross Gate and Island Gardens to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Island Gardens station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (12 steps down +8 steps down +3x12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

New Cross station exit – There’s a level access ramp between the platforms and the exit

The journey from New Cross to Island Gardens is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell

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

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens

Alternative routes include New Cross to New Cross Gate and New Cross to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Island Gardens 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 station entrance – There’s a level access ramp between the entrance and the platforms

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

Island Gardens station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (3x12 steps up +8 steps up +12 steps up)

Tube fare between Island Gardens and New Cross

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 Island Gardens ⇄ New Cross 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 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Island Gardens ⇄ New Cross 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
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.