Plaistow to Highbury & Islington - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 44 mins

Plaistow to Highbury & Islington

Leave at 23:53 and arrive at 00:50
Journey time 57 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stepney Green Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

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 Piccadilly line to Holloway Road

  • Caledonian Road Underground Station
  • Holloway 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.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

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 Walk to Highbury & Islington Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Plaistow to Highbury & Islington

    Leave at 05:08 and arrive at 05:45
    Journey time 37 mins
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Hammersmith & City line or Circle line to King's Cross St.Pancras

    • West Ham Underground Station
    • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
    • Bow Road Underground Station
    • Mile End Underground Station
    • Stepney Green Underground Station
    • Whitechapel Underground Station
    • Aldgate East Underground Station
    • Liverpool Street Underground Station
    • Moorgate Underground Station
    • Barbican Underground Station
    • Farringdon Underground Station
    • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    Change for Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

    • Highbury & Islington Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    Travelling to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Business Design Centre, Islington? Do not travel to a vaccination centre unless you have been contacted by the NHS and have an appointment booked - you will not be vaccinated. You cannot book an appointment by going to a centre. The centre is located in Upper Street, and the nearest stations are Angel, Essex Road and Highbury & Islington. There are signed walking routes and bus connections from each of these stations.

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      Changes to Routes 135 277 D7 N277 and N550 at Canary Wharf from Saturday 17 April: Buses towards Old Street Station, Dalston Junction, Mile End, Islington (Angel) and Trafalgar Square now operate via Bank Street and Upper Bank Street instead of North Colonnade and Canada Square East

      Plaistow to Highbury & Islington

      Leave at 05:15 and arrive at 05:55
      Journey time 40 mins
      You will need to make 2 changes

      Start with Circle line to King's Cross St.Pancras

      • West Ham Underground Station
      • Bromley-By-Bow Underground Station
      • Bow Road Underground Station
      • Mile End Underground Station
      • Stepney Green Underground Station
      • Whitechapel Underground Station
      • Aldgate East Underground Station
      • Liverpool Street Underground Station
      • Moorgate Underground Station
      • Barbican Underground Station
      • Farringdon Underground Station
      • King's Cross St. Pancras 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.

      NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

      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 Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

      • Highbury & Islington Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre 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 Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

      Travelling to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Business Design Centre, Islington? Do not travel to a vaccination centre unless you have been contacted by the NHS and have an appointment booked - you will not be vaccinated. You cannot book an appointment by going to a centre. The centre is located in Upper Street, and the nearest stations are Angel, Essex Road and Highbury & Islington. There are signed walking routes and bus connections from each of these stations.

      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

      Buses

      Average journey time: 1 hour 04 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 42 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Plaistow and Highbury & Islington cost from £2.80 to £5.50


      Return journey: Highbury & Islington to Plaistow

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      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Plaistow and Highbury & Islington by train is 44 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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