Limehouse to Canning Town by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave the train at Canning Town

How many stops? 5   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Westferry → Poplar → Blackwall → East India → Canning Town

Journey time? Approx 10 mins   Fare zones? 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 2-3

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Adult train fare from Limehouse to Canning Town
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 £1.70 £1.50 £8.20 £8.20 £26.30 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £26.30 £101 £1052

Child fare for zones 2-3

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Child train fare from Limehouse to Canning Town
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 £4.10 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £13.10 £50.70 £528
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.

Limehouse tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Limehouse station
 (zone 2)

Parking near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to Canning Town:
Westferry to Canning Town, Stepney Green to Canning Town or Shadwell to Canning Town

 

Canning Town tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Canning Town station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to East India or Limehouse to Royal Victoria

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Canning Town station – from the DLR platform to the street you’ll have one lift, or two escalators, or one escalator and one flight of 36 stairs down to the ticket hall, plus one lift, or one escalator, or one flight of 48 stairs up to the exit

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Canning Town – The distance is about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 minutes

Bus to Canning Town – 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 Canning Town – A taxi will take 11-22 mins to cover 2¼ miles, and will cost approx £9.20 to £15

Minicab to Canning Town – Here’s a list of minicab companies near Limehouse 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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