Hornchurch to Lewisham - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 49 mins

Hornchurch to Lewisham

Leave at 23:45 and arrive at 05:40
Journey time 05:55
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with District line to West Ham

  • Elm Park Underground Station
  • Dagenham East Underground Station
  • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
  • Becontree Underground Station
  • Upney Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

WEST HAM STATION: West Ham station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at West Ham are between 08:15 and 16:30, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Jubilee line to Stratford

  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

WEST HAM STATION: West Ham station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at West Ham are between 08:15 and 16:30, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

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.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for DLR to Canary Wharf DLR Station

  • Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station
  • Bow Church DLR Station
  • Devons Road DLR Station
  • Langdon Park DLR Station
  • All Saints DLR Station
  • Poplar DLR Station
  • West India Quay DLR Station
  • Canary Wharf DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

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.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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 Lewisham DLR Station

  • Heron Quays DLR Station
  • South Quay DLR Station
  • Crossharbour DLR Station
  • Mudchute DLR Station
  • Island Gardens DLR Station
  • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
  • Greenwich DLR Station
  • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
  • Elverson Road DLR Station
  • Lewisham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

LEWISHAM DLR 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.

Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Hornchurch to Lewisham

    Leave at 04:58 and arrive at 06:17
    Journey time 01:19
    You will need to make 5 changes

    Start with District line to Bow Road

    • Elm Park Underground Station
    • Dagenham East Underground Station
    • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
    • Becontree Underground Station
    • Upney Underground Station
    • Barking Underground Station
    • East Ham Underground Station
    • Upton Park Underground Station
    • Plaistow Underground Station
    • West Ham Underground Station
    • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
    • Bow Road Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

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

    HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

    Change for Walk to Bow Church Station

    • Bow Church Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Change for DLR to Canary Wharf DLR Station

    • Devons Road DLR Station
    • Langdon Park DLR Station
    • All Saints DLR Station
    • Poplar DLR Station
    • West India Quay DLR Station
    • Canary Wharf DLR Station

    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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 Lewisham DLR Station

    • Heron Quays DLR Station
    • South Quay DLR Station
    • Crossharbour DLR Station
    • Mudchute DLR Station
    • Island Gardens DLR Station
    • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
    • Greenwich DLR Station
    • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
    • Elverson Road DLR Station
    • Lewisham DLR Station

    Travel disruption notes

    LEWISHAM DLR 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.

    Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Hornchurch to Lewisham

      Leave at 05:13 and arrive at 06:27
      Journey time 01:14
      You will need to make 5 changes

      Start with District line to West Ham

      • Elm Park Underground Station
      • Dagenham East Underground Station
      • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
      • Becontree Underground Station
      • Upney Underground Station
      • Barking Underground Station
      • East Ham Underground Station
      • Upton Park Underground Station
      • Plaistow Underground Station
      • West Ham Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

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

      WEST HAM STATION: West Ham station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at West Ham are between 08:15 and 16:30, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

      HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

      Change for Jubilee line to Canary Wharf

      • Canning Town Underground Station
      • North Greenwich Underground Station
      • Canary Wharf Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      WEST HAM STATION: West Ham station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at West Ham are between 08:15 and 16:30, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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 Walk to Heron Quays

      • Heron Quays

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Change for DLR to Lewisham DLR Station

      • South Quay DLR Station
      • Crossharbour DLR Station
      • Mudchute DLR Station
      • Island Gardens DLR Station
      • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
      • Greenwich DLR Station
      • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
      • Elverson Road DLR Station
      • Lewisham DLR Station

      Travel disruption notes

      LEWISHAM DLR 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.

      Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

        Travel disruption notes

        We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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.

        Buses

        Average journey time: 1 hour 57 mins

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 2 hours 09 mins

        Travel ticket costs

        Tube tickets for a tube trip between Hornchurch and Lewisham cost from £1000 to £0


        Return journey: Lewisham to Hornchurch

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        The average journey between Hornchurch and Lewisham by train is 2 hours 49 mins

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