Westminster to Hackney Downs - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 32 mins

Westminster to Hackney Downs

Leave at 14:58 and arrive at 15:32
Journey time 34 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with District line or Circle line to Victoria

  • St. James's Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Highbury & Islington Underground 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.

Change for London Overground to Hackney Central Rail Station

  • Canonbury Rail Station
  • Dalston Kingsland Rail Station
  • Hackney Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Until Friday 14 May, a reduced weekday service operates between Richmond and Stratford. 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.

Change for Walk to Hackney Downs Station

  • Hackney Downs Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Westminster to Hackney Downs

Leave at 15:05 and arrive at 15:39
Journey time 34 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Jubilee line to London Bridge

  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON BRIDGE STATION: Please note that step free interchange between the Jubilee and Northern lines is partly at street level, in both directions. Lifts are available between Northern line and Borough High Street entrance then via Borough High Street, St Thomas Street and Joiner Street to the main Underground ticket hall from where lifts are available to/from the Jubilee line.

Change for Northern line to Moorgate

  • Bank Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON BRIDGE STATION: Please note that step free interchange between the Jubilee and Northern lines is partly at street level, in both directions. Lifts are available between Northern line and Borough High Street entrance then via Borough High Street, St Thomas Street and Joiner Street to the main Underground ticket hall from where lifts are available to/from the Jubilee line.

Change for Circle line or Metropolitan line or Hammersmith & City line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Hackney Downs Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
  • London Fields Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Until Friday 14 May, we will temporarily be running a reduced service during peak times on weekday London Overground services to and from Bush Hill Park and Enfield Town. There will now be two trains per hour throughout the day in place of the standard four trains per hour peak service. The following trains will not run: Liverpool Street to Enfield Town at 06:45, 07:15, 07:45, 08:07, 08:45, 16:15, 16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15 and 19:22. Enfield Town to Liverpool Street at 06:54. 07:24, 07:54, 08:24, 08:54, 09:24, 17:07, 17:37, 18:07, 18:37 and 19:07. In addition, trains at 08:00 from Liverpool Street to Cheshunt and at 08:43 from Cheshunt to Liverpool Street will not run. This is due to a shortage of staff.

Westminster to Hackney Downs

Leave at 15:10 and arrive at 15:40
Journey time 30 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Circle line to Liverpool Street

  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Temple Underground Station
  • Blackfriars Underground Station
  • Mansion House Underground Station
  • Cannon Street Underground Station
  • Monument Underground Station
  • Tower Hill Underground Station
  • Aldgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Hackney Downs Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Cycle

Average journey time: 35 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Westminster and Hackney Downs cost from £2.50 to £5.50


Return journey: Hackney Downs to Westminster

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Fequently asked questions

The average journey between Westminster and Hackney Downs by train is 32 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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