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Island Gardens ⇄ St James’s Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Island Gardens to St James's Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and District tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and Westminster

  1. From Island Gardens take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Westminster to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at St. James’s Park

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 44 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 ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Island Gardens to Victoria, Island Gardens to Westminster and Island Gardens to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

St. James’s Park station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

St. James’s Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the Palmer Street exit (15 steps up +16 steps up, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs to the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France exits (16 steps up +17 steps up, or 14 steps up +7 steps up +9 steps up). There is no lift

The journey from St James's Park to Island Gardens is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Westminster and

  1. From St. James’s Park take the District Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canary Wharf to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Island Gardens

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf (Underground) [change train] Canary Wharf (DLR) ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include St. James’s Park to Victoria, St. James’s Park to Westminster and St. James’s Park to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

St. James’s Park underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Island Gardens station is not wheelchair accessible

St. James’s Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Palmer Street entrance to the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs from the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France entrances (17 steps down +16 steps down, or 9 steps down +7 steps down +14 steps down). There is no lift

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

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

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 St James's Park

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 Island Gardens ⇄ St James’s Park 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 Island Gardens ⇄ St James’s Park 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.