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Limehouse ⇄ South Ealing Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Limehouse to South Ealing is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill and Gloucester Road

  1. From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill
  3. Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
  4. Change at Gloucester Road to the Piccadilly Line
  5. Leave the train at South Ealing

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 71 mins

Stations on the route: Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill [change train] Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ South Ealing

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Northfields

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

South Ealing 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 Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

South Ealing station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (14 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from South Ealing to Limehouse is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and

  1. From South Ealing take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Limehouse

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 63 mins

Stations on the route: South Ealing ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include South Ealing to Northfields

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Limehouse station is not wheelchair accessible

South Ealing station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (13 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

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 South Ealing

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ South Ealing 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Limehouse ⇄ South Ealing 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.

Other ways to make this journey

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 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024