Rainham (Kent) Rail Station to Emirates Royal Docks - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 09 mins

Rainham (Kent) Rail Station to Emirates Royal Docks

Leave at 21:28 and arrive at 23:17
Journey time 01:49
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Thameslink to Woolwich Arsenal

  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Higham Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Northfleet Rail Station
  • Swanscombe Rail Station
  • Greenhithe for Bluewater Rail Station
  • Stone Crossing Rail Station
  • Dartford Rail Station
  • Slade Green Rail Station
  • Abbey Wood (London) Rail Station
  • Plumstead Rail Station
  • Woolwich Arsenal Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Woolwich Arsenal DLR

  • Woolwich Arsenal DLR

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for DLR to Canning Town DLR Station

  • King George V DLR Station
  • London City Airport DLR Station
  • Pontoon Dock DLR Station
  • West Silvertown DLR Station
  • Canning Town DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

WOOLWICH ARSENAL DLR 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.

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 DLR to Royal Victoria DLR Station

  • Royal Victoria DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 Walk to Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

  • Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Rainham (Kent) Rail Station to Emirates Royal Docks

Leave at 22:16 and arrive at 23:27
Journey time 01:11
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Jubilee line to Canning Town

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town 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.

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 DLR to Royal Victoria DLR Station

  • Royal Victoria DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 Walk to Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

  • Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Rainham (Kent) Rail Station to Emirates Royal Docks

Leave at 23:08 and arrive at 05:37
Journey time 06:29
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Sole Street Rail Station
  • Meopham Rail Station
  • Longfield Rail Station
  • Farningham Road Rail Station
  • Swanley Rail Station
  • St Mary Cray Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for District line to Westminster

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

Change for Jubilee line to Canning Town

  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 DLR to Royal Victoria DLR Station

  • Royal Victoria DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

CANNING TOWN STATION: Canning Town station is busy between 06:00 and 08:00 on weekdays. If it is possible for you to make a small change to the time you travel, you could have a more comfortable journey and will be able to more easily ensure social distancing can be maintained. ​If you are using public transport for a legally permitted reason, the quieter times at Canning Town are between 08:30 and 16:00, and after 17:30 on weekdays.

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 Walk to Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

  • Emirates Air Line Royal Docks

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Rainham (Kent) Rail Station and Emirates Royal Docks cost from £1000 to £0


Return journey: Emirates Royal Docks to Rainham (Kent) Rail Station

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