Limehouse to Custom House by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave the train at Custom House

How many stops? 7   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Westferry → Poplar → Blackwall → East India → Canning Town → Royal Victoria → Custom House

Journey time? Approx 13 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 Custom House
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 Custom House
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)

Car parks near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to Custom House:
Westferry to Custom House, Stepney Green to Custom House or Shadwell to Custom House

 

Custom House tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Custom House station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Prince Regent or Limehouse to Royal Victoria

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Custom House station – from the DLR platform to the street you’ll have one lift, or one flight of stairs (32 steps down)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Custom House – The distance to Custom House is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 minutes

Bus to Custom House – 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 Custom House – Three miles will take about 13-25 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £12.60 to £23

Minicab to Custom House – Here’s a list of minicab companies near Limehouse station

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