Shortlands to Whitechapel - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Shortlands

• Take the Transfer to Bromley Road / Shortlands Stn
• Change at Bromley Road / Shortlands Station
• Take the 227 bus to Thicket Road
• Change at Thicket Road
• Take the Walk to Penge West Station
• Change at Penge West Rail Station
• Take the London Overground to Whitechapel Rail Station
• Change at Whitechapel Rail Station

Arrive at: Whitechapel

Journey time between Shortlands and Whitechapel averages at 62 minutes


Stations passed through from Shortlands

  • Bromley Road / Shortlands Stn

Local disruptions

A 30 minute service is operating between Paddington and Reading / Heathrow Airport. A 10 minute service is operating between Liverpool Street and Shenfield due to operational restrictions. Public transport should only be used for essential journeys.


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: Whitechapel to Shortlands


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

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