Plaistow to Gospel Oak - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 47 mins

Plaistow to Gospel Oak

Leave at 06:02 and arrive at 06:48
Journey time 46 mins
You will need to make 5 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.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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.

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Stratford 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.

Blackhorse Road: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the eastbound London Overground platform due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for London Overground to Gospel Oak Rail Station

  • Hackney Wick Rail Station
  • Homerton Rail Station
  • Hackney Central Rail Station
  • Dalston Kingsland Rail Station
  • Canonbury Rail Station
  • Highbury & Islington Rail Station
  • Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Rail Station
  • Camden Road Rail Station
  • Kentish Town West Rail Station
  • Gospel Oak Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Until further notice, a reduced service operates. Two trains operate per hour between Richmond and Willesden Junction, continuing to Stratford. Six trains operate per hour between Willesden Junction and Stratford, with four of these trains an hour operating to/from Clapham Junction.

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.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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.

Blackhorse Road: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the eastbound London Overground platform due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

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    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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.

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      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. 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.

      Plaistow to Gospel Oak

      Leave at 06:07 and arrive at 06:54
      Journey time 47 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to Whitechapel

      • West Ham Underground Station
      • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
      • Bow Road Underground Station
      • Mile End Underground Station
      • Stepney Green Underground Station
      • Whitechapel 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 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 London Overground to Highbury & Islington Rail Station

      • Shoreditch High Street Rail Station
      • Hoxton Rail Station
      • Haggerston Rail Station
      • Dalston Junction Rail Station
      • Canonbury Rail Station
      • Highbury & Islington Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      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

      Change for London Overground to Gospel Oak Rail Station

      • Caledonian Road & Barnsbury Rail Station
      • Camden Road Rail Station
      • Kentish Town West Rail Station
      • Gospel Oak Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      LONDON OVERGROUND: Until further notice, a reduced service operates. Two trains operate per hour between Richmond and Willesden Junction, continuing to Stratford. Six trains operate per hour between Willesden Junction and Stratford, with four of these trains an hour operating to/from Clapham Junction.

      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.

      Plaistow to Gospel Oak

      Leave at 06:10 and arrive at 06:59
      Journey time 49 mins
      You will need to make 2 changes

      Start with Hammersmith & City line or District line to Barking

      • Upton Park Underground Station
      • East Ham Underground Station
      • Barking 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.

      Change for London Overground to Gospel Oak Rail Station

      • Woodgrange Park Rail Station
      • Wanstead Park Rail Station
      • Leytonstone High Road Rail Station
      • Leyton Midland Road Rail Station
      • Walthamstow Queens Road Rail Station
      • Blackhorse Road Rail Station
      • South Tottenham Rail Station
      • Harringay Green Lanes Rail Station
      • Crouch Hill Rail Station
      • Upper Holloway Rail Station
      • Gospel Oak Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Changes to Gospel Oak to Barking train times on Tuesday 20, Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 April: The 0609 train from Barking to Gospel Oak will start at Woodgrange Park at 0612. The following trains will not run from Barking to Gospel Oak: 1954 2124 2254. The following trains will not run from Gospel Oak to Barking: 2040 2210 2330.

      Buses

      Average journey time: 1 hour 50 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 1 hour 02 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Plaistow and Gospel Oak cost from £1.70 to £5.50


      Return journey: Gospel Oak to Plaistow

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      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Plaistow and Gospel Oak by train is 47 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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