Limehouse to Tower Gateway by train

1) From Limehouse take the Docklands Light Railway
2) Leave the train at Tower Gateway

How many stops? 2   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Limehouse → Shadwell → Tower Gateway

Journey time? Approx 5 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 Tower Gateway
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 Tower Gateway
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 Tower Gateway:
Westferry to Tower Gateway, Stepney Green to Tower Gateway or Shadwell to Tower Gateway

 

Tower Gateway tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Tower Gateway station
 (zone 1)

Parking near Tower Gateway train station

Alternative train route from Limehouse:
Limehouse to Tower Hill, Limehouse to Aldgate or Limehouse to Whitechapel

 

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Tower Gateway – It’s roughly 1½ miles to walk, which would take about 28-31 minutes on foot

Bus to Tower Gateway – 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 Tower Gateway – A black taxi cab can drive the 1½ miles from Limehouse to Tower Gateway in about 8-17 mins, and will charge you £9.20 to £15

Minicab to Tower Gateway – Here’s a list of minicab firms near Limehouse station

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