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London Bridge ⇄ Poplar Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from London Bridge to Poplar is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf

  1. From London Bridge take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Poplar

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf (Underground) [change train] Canary Wharf (DLR) ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include London Bridge to West India Quay, London Bridge to All Saints and London Bridge to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

London Bridge station entrance – There are three flights of stairs between the bus station entrance and the booking hall (2x11 steps down +16 steps down), or six flights of stairs between the Duke Street Hill entrance and the booking hall (2x10 steps up +12 steps up +13 steps up +2x18 steps down), but there’s a lift between the Station Approach and Tooley Street entrances and the Jubilee line platforms, or a lift plus an escalator plus one flight of 16 stairs between the Station Approach and Tooley Street entrances the Northern line platforms, or an escalator between the Borough High Street entrance and the Jubilee line platforms, or a lift between the Borough High Street entrance and the Northern line platforms

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Poplar 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 +8 steps down)

The journey from Poplar to London Bridge is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf

  1. From Poplar take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at London Bridge

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Jubilee

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Poplar to West India Quay, Poplar to All Saints and Poplar to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Poplar 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 (8 steps up +2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

London Bridge station exit – There are three flights of stairs between the booking hall and the bus station exit (16 steps up +2x11 steps up), or six flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Duke Street Hill exit (2x18 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down +2x10 steps up), but there’s a lift between the Jubilee line platforms and the Station Approach and Tooley Street exits, or a lift plus an escalator plus one flight of 16 stairs between the Northern line platforms and the Station Approach and Tooley Street exits, or an escalator between the Jubilee line platforms and the Borough High Street exit, or a lift between the Northern line platforms and the Borough High Street exit

Tube fare between London Bridge and Poplar

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 London Bridge ⇄ Poplar 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 London Bridge ⇄ Poplar 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 to London Bridge is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 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 · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Poplar underground station and London Bridge station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near London Bridge station and Poplar