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

The journey from Leyton to Rotherhithe is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Jubilee and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Stratford and Canada Water

  1. From Leyton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Stratford to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canada Water to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at Rotherhithe

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Leyton ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ West Ham ➜ Canning Town ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Rotherhithe

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Jubilee and London Overground

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leyton to Canada Water

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leyton station is not wheelchair accessible

Rotherhithe 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 Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Rotherhithe station exit – You must use three flights of stairs (15, 9, 15 steps up) plus an escalator (or three flights of 12, 13, 12 steps up) from the platforms to the exit

The journey from Rotherhithe to Leyton is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, District and Central tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From Rotherhithe take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the District Line
  3. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Leyton

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton

Alternative routes include Rotherhithe to Canada Water

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Rotherhithe underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leyton station is not wheelchair accessible

Rotherhithe station entrance – You must use an escalator (or three flights of 12, 13, 12 steps down), plus another three flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (15, 9, 15 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

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 Rotherhithe

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 ⇄ Rotherhithe 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 ⇄ Rotherhithe 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
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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.