Limehouse to New Cross Gate by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Change at Shadwell to the London Overground
3) Leave the train at New Cross Gate

How many stops? 6   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Shadwell change train Shadwell → Wapping → Rotherhithe → Canada Water → Surrey Quays → New Cross Gate

Journey time? Approx 23 mins   Fare zones? 2

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Adult fare for zone 2

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Adult train fare from Limehouse to New Cross Gate
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 £7 £7 £26.30 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a n/a n/a n/a

Child fare for zone 2

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Child train fare from Limehouse to New Cross Gate
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 n/a n/a n/a
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 New Cross Gate:
Westferry to New Cross Gate, Stepney Green to New Cross Gate or Shadwell to New Cross Gate

 

New Cross Gate tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
New Cross Gate station
 (zone 2)

Parking near New Cross Gate train station

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to New Cross

 

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to New Cross Gate – The distance is roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 minutes on foot

Bus to New Cross Gate – 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 New Cross Gate – The 2¾ miles from Limehouse to New Cross Gate will take anything from 12 to 24 mins in a taxi, and will cost approximately £12.60 to £23

Minicab to New Cross Gate – Here’s a list of minicab companies 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

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