Epping to Hackney Downs - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 52 mins

Epping to Hackney Downs

Leave at 23:45 and arrive at 00:40
Journey time 55 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Central line to Liverpool Street

  • Theydon Bois Underground Station
  • Debden Underground Station
  • Loughton Underground Station
  • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
  • Woodford Underground Station
  • South Woodford Underground Station
  • Snaresbrook Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Hackney Downs Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Epping to Hackney Downs

Leave at 05:10 and arrive at 06:01
Journey time 51 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Stratford

  • Theydon Bois Underground Station
  • Debden Underground Station
  • Loughton Underground Station
  • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
  • Woodford Underground Station
  • South Woodford Underground Station
  • Snaresbrook Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground 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.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for London Overground to Hackney Central Rail Station

  • Hackney Wick Rail Station
  • Homerton Rail Station
  • Hackney Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Until further notice, a reduced service operates. Two trains operate per hour between Richmond and Willesden Junction, continuing to Stratford. Six trains operate per hour between Willesden Junction and Stratford, with four of these trains an hour operating to/from Clapham Junction.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Walk to Hackney Downs Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Epping to Hackney Downs

    Leave at 05:25 and arrive at 06:17
    Journey time 52 mins
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Central line to Stratford

    • Theydon Bois Underground Station
    • Debden Underground Station
    • Loughton Underground Station
    • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
    • Woodford Underground Station
    • South Woodford Underground Station
    • Snaresbrook Underground Station
    • Leytonstone Underground Station
    • Leyton Underground Station
    • Stratford Underground 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.

    STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

    Change for London Overground to Hackney Central Rail Station

    • Hackney Wick Rail Station
    • Homerton Rail Station
    • Hackney Central Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    LONDON OVERGROUND: Until further notice, a reduced service operates. Two trains operate per hour between Richmond and Willesden Junction, continuing to Stratford. Six trains operate per hour between Willesden Junction and Stratford, with four of these trains an hour operating to/from Clapham Junction.

    STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

    Change for Walk to Hackney Downs Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 1 hour 46 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Epping and Hackney Downs cost from £1.70 to £6.00


      Return journey: Hackney Downs to Epping

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      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Epping and Hackney Downs by train is 52 mins

      There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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