London King's Cross St. Pancras to Tower Gateway DLR - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: London King's Cross St. Pancras

• Take the Hammersmith & City line to Aldgate East
• Change at Aldgate East Underground Station
• Take the District line to Tower Hill
• Change at Tower Hill Underground Station
• Take the Walk to Tower Gateway
• Change at Tower Gateway

Arrive at: Tower Gateway DLR

Journey time between London King's Cross St. Pancras and Tower Gateway DLR averages at 22 minutes


Travel Disruptions

A ramp is provided at this station providing step-free access onto District and Circle Line trains. Please ask staff in the ticket hall at the start of your journey to ensure the ramp will be available when you arrive at your destination.



Stations passed through from London King's Cross St. Pancras

  • Farringdon
  • Barbican
  • Moorgate
  • Liverpool Street
  • Aldgate East

Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Tower Gateway DLR to London King's Cross St. Pancras


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

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