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Limehouse ⇄ Moorgate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Limehouse to Moorgate is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Moorgate

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Moorgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Northern

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Liverpool Street, Limehouse to Bank and Limehouse to Barbican

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Moorgate station is not wheelchair accessible

Limehouse station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (7 steps up +2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Moorgate station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up), or five flights of stairs from the westbound Circle/​H&C /​Metropolitan platforms (10 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down +14 steps up +17 steps up), but the eastbound Circle eastbound/​H&C/​Metropolitan platforms are on the level. If you came from the Moorfields westside entrance then you will have an extra three flights of stairs to the platforms (7 steps down +16 steps down +7 steps down). After that you will have another three flights of stairs to the exits (7 steps up +16 steps up +7 steps up to Moorfields westside, or 8 steps up +9 steps up +8 steps up to Moorfields eastside and Moorgate westside, or 10 steps up +6 steps up +13 steps up to Moorgate eastside)

The journey from Moorgate to Limehouse is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Moorgate take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Limehouse

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: Moorgate ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and DLR

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Moorgate to Liverpool Street, Moorgate to Bank and Moorgate to Barbican

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Limehouse station is not wheelchair accessible

Moorgate station entrance – The Moorfields westside entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use three flights of stairs from all the other entrances (8 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down from Moorfields eastside and Moorgate westside, or 13 steps down +6 steps down +10 steps down from Moorgate eastside). After that you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (20 steps down), or five flights of stairs to the westbound Circle/​H&C /​Metropolitan platforms (14 steps down +17 steps down +8 steps up +9 steps up +10 steps up), but the eastbound Circle eastbound/​H&C/​Metropolitan platforms are on the level. If you came from the Moorfields westside entrance then you will have an extra three flights of stairs to the platforms (7 steps down +16 steps down +7 steps down)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Limehouse station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +7 steps down)

Tube fare between Limehouse and Moorgate

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 Limehouse ⇄ Moorgate 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 Limehouse ⇄ Moorgate 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 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 – The distance is about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 minutes

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 2¼ mile journey between Moorgate underground station and Limehouse in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Moorgate station