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King George V ⇄ Mile End Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from King George V to Mile End is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and District tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and West Ham

  1. From King George V take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at West Ham to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Mile End

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: King George V ➜ London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ Bow Road ➜ Mile End

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 King George V to Bow Road and King George V to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King George V station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Mile End station is not wheelchair accessible

King George V station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

Mile End station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up +4 steps up from the eastbound, and 11 steps up +12 steps up from the westbound platform). After that tou must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Mile End to King George V is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at West Ham and

  1. From Mile End take the District Line
  2. Change at West Ham to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at King George V

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Mile End ➜ Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport ➜ King George V

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 Mile End to Bow Road and Mile End to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

King George V station is not wheelchair accessible

Mile End station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (7 steps down +15 steps down). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the platforms (4 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound, and 12 steps down +11 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

King George V station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

Tube fare between King George V and Mile End

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 King George V ⇄ Mile End 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 King George V ⇄ Mile End 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 prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles is too far to walk

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 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Mile End underground station and King George V can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50