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Limehouse ⇄ Stepney Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Limehouse to Stepney Green is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, London Overground and District tube lines, changing trains at Shadwell and Whitechapel

  1. From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
  3. Change at Whitechapel to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Stepney Green

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Limehouse ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, London Overground and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Mile End, Limehouse to Bethnal Green and Limehouse to Whitechapel

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

Stepney Green 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 Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

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

Stepney Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +15 steps up +9 steps up)

The journey from Stepney Green to Limehouse is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the District, London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From Stepney Green take the District Line
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  3. Change at Shadwell to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Limehouse

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, London Overground and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Stepney Green to Mile End, Stepney Green to Bethnal Green and Stepney Green to Whitechapel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Limehouse station is not wheelchair accessible

Stepney Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (9 steps down +15 steps down +20 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 Shadwell – You must use stairs when changing between the DLR and London Overground platforms

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 Stepney Green

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 ⇄ Stepney Green 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 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Limehouse ⇄ Stepney Green 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
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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 on foot – The distance is roughly ¾ of a mile which would take you about 14-15 mins

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

Travel by taxi – The ¾-mile taxi journey between Stepney Green train station and Limehouse will cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 5-12 mins