Plaistow to Loughton - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 31 mins

Plaistow to Loughton

Leave at 08:12 and arrive at 08:43
Journey time 31 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to West Ham

  • West Ham 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.

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.

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.

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City 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 centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

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.

Change for Central line to Loughton

  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Snaresbrook Underground Station
  • South Woodford Underground Station
  • Woodford Underground Station
  • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
  • Loughton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City 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 centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

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.

Plaistow to Loughton

Leave at 08:16 and arrive at 08:49
Journey time 33 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with District line or Hammersmith & City line to Mile End

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Mile End 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.

Change for Central line to Loughton

  • Stratford Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Snaresbrook Underground Station
  • South Woodford Underground Station
  • Woodford Underground Station
  • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
  • Loughton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Plaistow to Loughton

Leave at 08:22 and arrive at 08:52
Journey time 30 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to West Ham

  • West Ham 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.

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.

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.

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City 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 centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

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.

Change for Central line to Loughton

  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Snaresbrook Underground Station
  • South Woodford Underground Station
  • Woodford Underground Station
  • Buckhurst Hill Underground Station
  • Loughton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City 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 centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

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.

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 16 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 1 hour 01 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Plaistow and Loughton cost from £1.70 to £6.00


Return journey: Loughton to Plaistow

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Fequently asked questions

The average journey between Plaistow and Loughton by train is 31 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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