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Limehouse ⇄ West Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Limehouse to West Kensington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and District tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill

  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. Leave the train at West Kensington

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 51 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 ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ West Kensington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Limehouse to Earls Court, Limehouse to Barons Court and Limehouse to West Brompton

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

West Kensington 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)

West Kensington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +13 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x15 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from West Kensington to Limehouse is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District, London Overground and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From West Kensington 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: 18 · Journey time: Approx 52 mins

Stations on the route: West Kensington ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ 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 West Kensington to Earls Court, West Kensington to Barons Court and West Kensington to West Brompton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Limehouse station is not wheelchair accessible

West Kensington station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (13 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x15 steps down to the westbound platform)

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 West Kensington

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 ⇄ West Kensington 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 ⇄ West Kensington 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 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares