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Average journey time: 32 mins

Barbican to Pontoon Dock DLR

Leave at 19:44 and arrive at 20:16
Journey time 32 mins
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for DLR to Pontoon Dock DLR Station

  • Stratford High Street DLR Station
  • Abbey Road DLR Station
  • West Ham DLR Station
  • Star Lane DLR Station
  • Canning Town DLR Station
  • West Silvertown DLR Station
  • Pontoon Dock DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

BISHOPSGATE / NORTON FOLGATE: Routes 8 26 35 47 78 135 149 205 388 N8 N26 N205 diverted during the closure of Bishopsgate southbound during collaborative utility works. Routes 8 26 N8 N26 via Commercial Street, Whitechapel High Street, Aldgate High Street, Aldgate, Leadenhall Street and Cornhill. Routes 35 47 149 388 via Commercial Street, Whitechapel High Street, Aldgate High Street, Aldgate and Leadenhall Street. Routes 78 135 205 N205 via Commercial Street and Whitechapel High Street.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

c2c: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

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    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    c2c: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street, Stratford and Barking. All trains operate to/from Fenchurch Street via Limehouse and West Ham (for Jubilee line)

    NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

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      Travel disruption notes

      PIER ROAD, E16: From 3 April until 5 April, Route 474 is diverted in both directions due to crane operations. Buses are diverting via Albert Road, with no service to ‘North Woolwich Ferry’ bus stop in either directions.

      NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

      Barbican to Pontoon Dock DLR

      Leave at 19:49 and arrive at 20:21
      Journey time 32 mins
      You will need to make 4 changes

      Start with Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

      • Moorgate Underground Station
      • Liverpool Street Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

      TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      Change for Central line to Bank

      • Bank Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Change for DLR to Pontoon Dock DLR Station

      • Shadwell DLR Station
      • Limehouse DLR Station
      • Westferry DLR Station
      • Poplar DLR Station
      • Blackwall DLR Station
      • East India DLR Station
      • Canning Town DLR Station
      • West Silvertown DLR Station
      • Pontoon Dock DLR Station

      Travel disruption notes

      WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

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        Travel disruption notes

        PIER ROAD, E16: From 3 April until 5 April, Route 474 is diverted in both directions due to crane operations. Buses are diverting via Albert Road, with no service to ‘North Woolwich Ferry’ bus stop in either directions.

        NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

        Barbican to Pontoon Dock DLR

        Leave at 19:54 and arrive at 20:26
        Journey time 32 mins
        You will need to make 4 changes

        Start with Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

        • Moorgate Underground Station
        • Liverpool Street Underground Station

        Travel disruption notes

        METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

        TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

        TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

        Change for Central line to Stratford

        • Bethnal Green Underground Station
        • Mile End Underground Station
        • Stratford Underground Station

        Travel disruption notes

        TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

        NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

        LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

        TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

        Change for DLR to Pontoon Dock DLR Station

        • Stratford High Street DLR Station
        • Abbey Road DLR Station
        • West Ham DLR Station
        • Star Lane DLR Station
        • Canning Town DLR Station
        • West Silvertown DLR Station
        • Pontoon Dock DLR Station

        Travel disruption notes

        NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

        LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

        TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

        GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

        NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

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          Travel disruption notes

          PIER ROAD, E16: From 3 April until 5 April, Route 474 is diverted in both directions due to crane operations. Buses are diverting via Albert Road, with no service to ‘North Woolwich Ferry’ bus stop in either directions.

          NHS Covid-19 vaccination centre, Newham at The ExCeL London. Only travel to the vaccination centre if you have been sent an appointment by the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. Please use the Western Gateway entrance of The ExCeL London to access the vaccination centre. Follow 'vaccination centre' signs. Custom House for ExCeL is the nearest station to The ExCeL London. If using buses 147 241 or N551, alight at the Custom House Station stop, or at the Leslie Road stop if using Route 325

          Buses

          Average journey time: 1 hour 11 mins

          Cycle

          Average journey time: 42 mins

          Return journey: Pontoon Dock DLR to Barbican

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