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London City Airport ⇄ Upton Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from London City Airport to Upton Park is in fare zone 3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and District tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and West Ham

  1. From London City Airport take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at West Ham to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Upton Park

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Plaistow ➜ Upton Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and District

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include London City Airport to Plaistow and London City Airport to East Ham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Upton Park station is not wheelchair accessible

London City Airport station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

Upton Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Upton Park to London City Airport is in fare zone 3 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at West Ham and

  1. From Upton Park take the District Line
  2. Change at West Ham to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at London City Airport

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Upton Park ➜ Plaistow ➜ West Ham [change train] West Ham ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Upton Park to Plaistow and Upton Park to East Ham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

London City Airport station is not wheelchair accessible

Upton Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at West Ham – There’s are two lifts when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee/​H&C line platforms

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

London City Airport station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

Tube fare between London City Airport and Upton Park

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 3. 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 London City Airport ⇄ Upton Park 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 3 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from London City Airport ⇄ Upton Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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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 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 tickets · Senior citizen bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 2¼ mile journey between Upton Park train station and London City Airport in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins