Bow Road to Shortlands - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Bow Road

• Take the District line or Circle line to Whitechapel
• Change at Whitechapel Underground Station
• Take the London Overground to Peckham Rye Rail Station
• Change at Peckham Rye Rail Station
• Take the 197 bus to Penge / Pawleyne Arms
• Change at Penge / Pawleyne Arms
• Take the N3 bus to Bromley South Station
• Change at Bromley South Station
• Take the Walk to Shortlands Station
• Change at Shortlands Station

Arrive at: Shortlands

Journey time between Bow Road and Shortlands averages at 105 minutes


Stations passed through from Bow Road

  • Mile End
  • Stepney Green
  • Whitechapel

Local disruptions

Most Tube station ticket machines are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground and DLR stations are still accepting cash.


Ticket price information

Unlimited bus and tram journeys within one hour.


Return journey: Shortlands to Bow Road


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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