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Maida Vale ⇄ Poplar Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Maida Vale to Poplar is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus and Bank

  1. From Maida Vale take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
  3. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Poplar

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 53 mins

Stations on the route: Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ Poplar

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

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

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Maida Vale station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Maida Vale station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs and an escalator from the entrance to platforms (19 steps down +7 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another four flights of stairs (4x16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

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

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 Maida Vale is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and

  1. From Poplar take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Waterloo to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Maida Vale

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 53 mins

Stations on the route: Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Bakerloo

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 station is not wheelchair accessible

Maida Vale 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

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Maida Vale station exit – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs from the platforms to the exit (7 steps up +19 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another four flights of stairs (4x16 steps up)

Tube fare between Maida Vale 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 Maida Vale ⇄ 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 Maida Vale ⇄ 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 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 carCar parks near Maida Vale station and Poplar