Limehouse to Gants Hill by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Change at Poplar to the Docklands Light Railway
3) Change at Stratford to the Central Line
4) Leave the train at Gants Hill

How many stops? 13   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Westferry → Poplar change train Poplar → All Saints → Langdon Park → Devons Road → Bow Church → Pudding Mill Lane → Stratford change train Stratford → Leyton → Leytonstone → Wanstead → Redbridge → Gants Hill

Journey time? Approx 49 mins   Fare zones? 2, 3, 4

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Adult fare for zones 2-4

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Adult train fare from Limehouse to Gants Hill
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 £2.40 £1.50 £10.10 £10.10 £29.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £29.10 £111.80 £1164

Child fare for zones 2-4

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Child train fare from Limehouse to Gants Hill
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 £5.05 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £14.60 £56.10 £584
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 Gants Hill:
Westferry to Gants Hill, Stepney Green to Gants Hill or Shadwell to Gants Hill

 

Gants Hill tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Gants Hill station
 (zone 4)

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Redbridge, Limehouse to Newbury Park or Limehouse to Barkingside

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Gants Hill station – from the Central eastbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator up to the ticket hall, plus one flight of stairs to the Cranbrook Road exits (23 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Eastern Avenue north exit (20 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Eastern Avenue south exit (9 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Woodford Avenue north exit (10 steps up), or no stairs to the Woodfood Avenue south exit

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Bus to Gants Hill – 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

Minicab to Gants Hill – Here’s a list of minicabs near Limehouse station

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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