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Average journey time: 1 hour 02 mins

Northwood Hills to Custom House DLR

Leave at 11:53 and arrive at 12:55
Journey time 01:02
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Metropolitan line to Finchley Road

  • Pinner Underground Station
  • North Harrow Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • Northwick Park Underground Station
  • Preston Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Finchley Road 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.

Change for Jubilee line to Canning Town

  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Westminster Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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

Change for DLR to Custom House for ExCeL DLR Station

  • Royal Victoria DLR Station
  • Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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

Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

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    Travel disruption notes

    RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

    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.

    RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

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      Travel disruption notes

      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.

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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.

        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

          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.

          GLADSTONE AVENUE: Route 147 towards Ilford is on diversion and will miss stops from Wolferton Road to High Street North due to a burst water main. Use the stops Dersingham Avenue, Little Ilford Lane or East Ham Station. Buses are diverted via Romford Road and High Street North.

          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

          Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

          Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

          Northwood Hills to Custom House DLR

          Leave at 12:00 and arrive at 13:05
          Journey time 01:05
          You will need to make 7 changes

          Start with Metropolitan line to Finchley Road

          • Pinner Underground Station
          • North Harrow Underground Station
          • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
          • Northwick Park Underground Station
          • Preston Road Underground Station
          • Wembley Park Underground Station
          • Finchley Road 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.

          Change for Jubilee line to Canning Town

          • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
          • St. John's Wood Underground Station
          • Baker Street Underground Station
          • Bond Street Underground Station
          • Green Park Underground Station
          • Westminster Underground Station
          • Waterloo Underground Station
          • Southwark Underground Station
          • London Bridge Underground Station
          • Bermondsey Underground Station
          • Canada Water Underground Station
          • Canary Wharf Underground Station
          • North Greenwich Underground Station
          • Canning Town Underground Station

          Travel disruption notes

          CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

          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

          Change for DLR to Custom House for ExCeL DLR Station

          • Royal Victoria DLR Station
          • Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station

          Travel disruption notes

          CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

          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

          Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

          Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

          Change for

            Travel disruption notes

            RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

            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.

            RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

            Change for

              Travel disruption notes

              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.

              Change for

                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.

                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

                  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.

                  GLADSTONE AVENUE: Route 147 towards Ilford is on diversion and will miss stops from Wolferton Road to High Street North due to a burst water main. Use the stops Dersingham Avenue, Little Ilford Lane or East Ham Station. Buses are diverted via Romford Road and High Street North.

                  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

                  Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

                  Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

                  Northwood Hills to Custom House DLR

                  Leave at 12:15 and arrive at 13:15
                  Journey time 01:00
                  You will need to make 3 changes

                  Start with Metropolitan line to Finchley Road

                  • Pinner Underground Station
                  • North Harrow Underground Station
                  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
                  • Northwick Park Underground Station
                  • Preston Road Underground Station
                  • Wembley Park Underground Station
                  • Finchley Road 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.

                  Change for Jubilee line to Canning Town

                  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
                  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
                  • Baker Street Underground Station
                  • Bond Street Underground Station
                  • Green Park Underground Station
                  • Westminster Underground Station
                  • Waterloo Underground Station
                  • Southwark Underground Station
                  • London Bridge Underground Station
                  • Bermondsey Underground Station
                  • Canada Water Underground Station
                  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
                  • North Greenwich Underground Station
                  • Canning Town Underground Station

                  Travel disruption notes

                  CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

                  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

                  Change for DLR to Custom House for ExCeL DLR Station

                  • Royal Victoria DLR Station
                  • Custom House (for ExCel) DLR Station

                  Travel disruption notes

                  CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town 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 quiet times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

                  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

                  Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

                  Custom House: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to/from Victoria Dock Road due to a faulty lift. Step free access to/from the ExCeL Exhibition Centre is still available. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need more information.

                  Buses

                  Average journey time: 3 hours 54 mins

                  Cycle

                  Average journey time: 2 hours 41 mins

                  Return journey: Custom House DLR to Northwood Hills

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