Limehouse to Paddington by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Change at Bank to the Central Line
3) Change at Oxford Circus to the Bakerloo Line
4) Leave the train at Paddington

How many stops? 12   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Shadwell → Bank change train Bank → St. Paul’s → Chancery Lane → Holborn → Tottenham Court Road → Oxford Circus change train Oxford Circus → Regent’s Park → Baker Street → Marylebone → Edgware Road → Paddington

Journey time? Approx 46 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 Paddington
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 Paddington
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)

Car parks near Limehouse train station

Alternative train journey to Paddington:
Westferry to Paddington, Stepney Green to Paddington or Shadwell to Paddington

 

Paddington tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Paddington station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Paddington train station

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Lancaster Gate, Limehouse to Edgware Road or Limehouse to Bayswater

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the DLR platform to the Central westbound platform you’ll have an escalator, lift or flight of stairs (73 steps up), plus an escalator and four flights of stairs (2x12 steps up, and 20 and 23 steps down)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Paddington – It’s around six miles to Paddington, which is too far to walk

Bus to Paddington – 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 Paddington – Six miles will take about 28-40 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £24 to £34

Minicab to Paddington – Here’s a list of minicab companies 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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