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Leyton ⇄ Plaistow Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Leyton to Plaistow is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Leyton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Plaistow

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Leyton ➜ Stratford ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ West Ham ➜ Plaistow

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and District

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leyton to West Ham and Leyton to Upton Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leyton station is not wheelchair accessible

Plaistow 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 Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Plaistow station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the westbound platform to the exit (2x15 steps up), and three flights from the eastbound platform (2x14 steps up +2 steps up)

The journey from Plaistow to Leyton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the District and Central tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Plaistow take the District Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Leyton

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Plaistow ➜ West Ham ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ Bow Road ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Plaistow to West Ham and Plaistow to Upton Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Plaistow underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leyton station is not wheelchair accessible

Plaistow station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (2x15 steps down), and three flights to the eastbound platform (2 steps down +2x14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

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)

Tube fare between Leyton and Plaistow

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 Leyton ⇄ Plaistow 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 Leyton ⇄ Plaistow 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 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 to Leyton is about two miles, which would take 38-42 minutes 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 · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A two mile journey between Plaistow underground station and Leyton station in a black taxicab should cost between £10.60 and £18.20 and take about 10-20 mins depending on the traffic