Russell Square to Limehouse - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 21 mins

Russell Square to Limehouse

Leave at 17:33 and arrive at 17:56
Journey time 23 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Piccadilly line to Holborn

  • Holborn Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Piccadilly Line: Severe while we fix a signal failure at Acton Town. Ticket accepted on Great Northern, TFL rail, London Overground and London Buses.

Bus Stop Closed Buses are operating with service changes & diversions due to an event. See tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

Change for Central line to Bank

  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Buses are operating with service changes & diversions due to an event. See tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

Change for DLR to Limehouse DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

DLR: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, passengers for MCM Comic Con at ExCel should alight at Prince Regent for ExCel East. Crowd Control staff will be in attendance at Canning Town to help direct passengers interchanging from the Jubilee line to additional DLR services towards Prince Regent and Beckton.

FLEET STREET: From 08:00 Saturday 23 October to 17:00 Sunday 24 October, routes 15 and N15 towards Poplar are on diversion from The Royal Courts of Justice to Mansion House Station via Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street and New Change due to roadworks. Buses will miss the stops Fetter Lane, Ludgate Circus, Ludgate Hill/Old Bailey and St Pauls Cathedral.

CANNON STREET: From 09:00 - 18:00 on Saturday 23 October, routes 15 and 17 are not serving the stop Cannon Street Station due to a crane operation.

Russell Square to Limehouse

Leave at 17:37 and arrive at 17:58
Journey time 21 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

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

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Piccadilly Line: Severe while we fix a signal failure at Acton Town. Ticket accepted on Great Northern, TFL rail, London Overground and London Buses.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Northern line to Bank

  • Angel Underground Station
  • Old Street Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Northern Line: No service between Colindale and Edgware while we respond to a fire alert at Edgware. MINOR DELAYS on the rest of the line due to train cancellations.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for DLR to Limehouse DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

DLR: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, passengers for MCM Comic Con at ExCel should alight at Prince Regent for ExCel East. Crowd Control staff will be in attendance at Canning Town to help direct passengers interchanging from the Jubilee line to additional DLR services towards Prince Regent and Beckton.

FLEET STREET: From 08:00 Saturday 23 October to 17:00 Sunday 24 October, routes 15 and N15 towards Poplar are on diversion from The Royal Courts of Justice to Mansion House Station via Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street and New Change due to roadworks. Buses will miss the stops Fetter Lane, Ludgate Circus, Ludgate Hill/Old Bailey and St Pauls Cathedral.

Russell Square to Limehouse

Leave at 17:39 and arrive at 18:00
Journey time 21 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

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

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Piccadilly Line: Severe while we fix a signal failure at Acton Town. Ticket accepted on Great Northern, TFL rail, London Overground and London Buses.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Northern line to Bank

  • Angel Underground Station
  • Old Street Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Northern Line: No service between Colindale and Edgware while we respond to a fire alert at Edgware. MINOR DELAYS on the rest of the line due to train cancellations.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for DLR to Limehouse DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

DLR: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, passengers for MCM Comic Con at ExCel should alight at Prince Regent for ExCel East. Crowd Control staff will be in attendance at Canning Town to help direct passengers interchanging from the Jubilee line to additional DLR services towards Prince Regent and Beckton.

FLEET STREET: From 08:00 Saturday 23 October to 17:00 Sunday 24 October, routes 15 and N15 towards Poplar are on diversion from The Royal Courts of Justice to Mansion House Station via Holborn Viaduct, Newgate Street and New Change due to roadworks. Buses will miss the stops Fetter Lane, Ludgate Circus, Ludgate Hill/Old Bailey and St Pauls Cathedral.

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 12 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 26 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Russell Square and Limehouse cost from £2.50 to £5.50


Return journey: Limehouse to Russell Square


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

Fequently asked questions

The average journey between Russell Square and Limehouse by train is 21 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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