Wapping to Leyton - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Wapping

• Take the London Overground to Whitechapel Rail Station
• Change at Whitechapel Rail Station
• Take the District line or Hammersmith & City line to Mile End
• Change at Mile End Underground Station
• Take the Central line to Leyton
• Change at Leyton Underground Station

Arrive at: Leyton

Journey time between Wapping and Leyton averages at 24 minutes


Stations passed through from Wapping

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Whitechapel Rail Station

Local disruptions

LEYTON 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.

Most Tube station ticket machines are only accepting bank cards. You can top up using your contactless and Oyster account, the TfL Oyster and contactless app or an Oyster ticket stop. Ticket machines at all London Overground and DLR stations are still accepting cash.

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.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Leyton to Wapping


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

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