Limehouse to Highbury & Islington by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Change at Bank to the Northern Line
3) Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
4) Leave the train at Highbury & Islington

How many stops? 7   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Shadwell → Bank change train Bank → Moorgate → Old Street → Angel → King’s Cross St. Pancras change train King’s Cross St. Pancras → Highbury & Islington

Journey time? Approx 41 mins   Fare zones? 1, 2

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Adult fare for zones 1-2

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Adult train fare from Limehouse to Highbury & Islington
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 Limehouse to Highbury & Islington
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.

Limehouse tube station

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

Parking near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to Highbury & Islington:
Westferry to Highbury & Islington, Stepney Green to Highbury & Islington or Shadwell to Highbury & Islington

 

Highbury & Islington tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Highbury & Islington station
 (zone 2)

Parking near Highbury & Islington train station

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Caledonian Road, Limehouse to Holloway Road or Limehouse to Angel

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the DLR platform to the Northern northbound platform you’ll have two flights of stairs (32 and 33 steps up)

Highbury & Islington station – from the Victoria northbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator or one flight of stairs (61 steps up), plus two more flights of stairs (7 and 21 steps down)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Highbury & Islington – It’s about 3¾ miles away, so it would take you about 80 minutes on foot

Bus to Highbury & Islington – 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 Highbury & Islington – The 3¾ miles from Limehouse to Highbury & Islington will take anything from 15 to 29 mins in a taxi, and will cost approximately £16 to £28

Minicab to Highbury & Islington – Here’s a list of minicabs close to 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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