Bank to Cutty Sark by train

1) From Bank take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave the train at Cutty Sark

How many stops? 11   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Bank → Shadwell → Limehouse → Westferry → West India Quay → Canary Wharf → Heron Quays → South Quay → Crossharbour & London Arena → Mudchute → Island Gardens → Cutty Sark

Journey time? Approx 22 mins   Fare zones? 1, 2

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Adult fare for zones 1-2

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Adult train fare from Bank to Cutty Sark
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 £134.80 £1404

Child fare for zones 1-2

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Child train fare from Bank to Cutty Sark
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 £67.60 £704
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Bank tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Bank station
 (zone 1)

Parking near Bank train station

Pubs, restaurants and hotels near Bank station

Alternative train journey to Cutty Sark:
Cannon Street to Cutty Sark, Mansion House to Cutty Sark or Monument to Cutty Sark

 

Cutty Sark tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Cutty Sark station
 (zone 2 & 3)

Parking near Cutty Sark train station

Pubs, restaurants and hotels near Cutty Sark station

Alternative train route from Bank:
Bank to Greenwich

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the street to the DLR platform you’ll have three flights of stairs from the Cannon Street, Gracechurch or King William Street entrance by House of Fraser (4 up, and 5 and 19 steps down), a flat travelator and a flight of stairs from the Cornhill north, Mansion House Place, Threadneedle Street or Walbrook entrance (21 steps down), a flat travelator and two flights of stairs from the Cornhill south or Lombard Street north entrance (6 and 16 steps down), one flight of stairs from the Eastcheap Great Tower Street entrance (17 down), one flight of stairs from the Fish Hill Street entrance (6 steps down), one flight of stairs from the King William Street south entrance (15 or 19 steps down), a flat travelator and two flights of stairs from the Mansion House Street, Princes Street west or Poultry north entrance (4 and 14 steps down), or a flat travelator and two flights of stairs from the Princes Street east entrance (9 and 11 steps down), plus four flights of stairs and three escalators (or two escalators and a lift) from the Bank Central ticket hall (10 and 23 up, 2x12 steps down), three escalators (or one escalator and two lifts) from the Northern ticket hall, or two escalators and one flight of stairs down to the platform from the Circle/‍District/‍Monument ticket hall (24 steps down)

Cutty Sark station – from the DLR platform to the street you’ll have one escalator, or six flights of stairs (7, 11, 2x12 and 2x16 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Cutty Sark – The distance from Bank to Cutty Sark is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

Bus to Cutty Sark – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Cutty Sark – A taxi will take 18-32 mins to cover 4¼ miles, and will cost approx £16 to £28

Minicab to Cutty Sark – Here’s a list of minicab firms close to Bank station

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Note: Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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