Old Street to Plaistow - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 25 mins

Old Street to Plaistow

Leave at 09:55 and arrive at 10:20
Journey time 25 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Moorgate

  • Moorgate Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Moorgate and Kennington as part of major upgrade works. During this closure, all Northern line trains on this branch will terminate at Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Old Street to Plaistow

Leave at 10:05 and arrive at 10:30
Journey time 25 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Moorgate

  • Moorgate Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Moorgate and Kennington as part of major upgrade works. During this closure, all Northern line trains on this branch will terminate at Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

CHEAPSIDE: From 09:00 Saturday 22 January to 17:00 Sunday 23 January and from 09:00 Saturday 29 January to 17:00 Sunday 30 January, routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 are on diversion via New Change, Cannon Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a burst water main. Buses will miss the stops St Pauls Station (Stop SY), Bread Street, Bank Station/Poultry and Poultry/Bank Station DLR.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Old Street to Plaistow

Leave at 10:15 and arrive at 10:40
Journey time 25 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Moorgate

  • Moorgate Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Moorgate and Kennington as part of major upgrade works. During this closure, all Northern line trains on this branch will terminate at Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

GRAFTON PLACE,NW1; Buses are diverted eastbound due to crane operation on Grafton Place from 06:00 Saturday 22 until 22:00 Sunday 23 January. Euston Station stop is not served. Route 18 starts/terminates at Warren Street Station.

Change for Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Mile End Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Buses

Average journey time: 57 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 39 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Old Street and Plaistow cost from £2.80 to £5.50


Return journey: Plaistow to Old Street


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

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The average journey between Old Street and Plaistow by train is 25 mins

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