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There are 4 ways to get from Beckton to East India Docks by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to East India DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £5

3 alternative options

Line 300 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Canning Town N551 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Beckton to East India Docks 3 miles

£10 - £13

Walk  •  58 min

  1. Walk from Beckton to East India Docks 3 miles

Beckton to East India Docks by train and walk

The journey time between Beckton and East India Docks is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Beckton to East India Docks service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in East India Docks. Typically 957 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
15 min
Fastest journey time:
15 min
Services per week:
957
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:05
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to East India Docks train and walk schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Beckton → East India Docks
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in East India Docks is 111.

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The social distance requirement in East India Docks is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Beckton to East India Docks is to line 300 bus, which costs £2 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to East India Docks is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beckton, Kingsford Way and arriving at Canning Town. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beckton DLR Station station and arriving at East India DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Beckton and East India Docks is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Beckton to East India Docks without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Beckton DLR Station to East India DLR Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Beckton to East India Docks bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Beckton, Kingsford Way station.

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Beckton to East India Docks train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Beckton to East India Docks is to train which takes 19 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 300 bus, which costs £2 and takes 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Beckton to East India Docks.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Beckton, England and East India Docks, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Beckton DLR Station to East India DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Canning Town every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Beckton DLR Station to East India DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Beckton to East India Docks
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Beckton to East India Docks bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canning Town station.

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Beckton to East India Docks train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at East India DLR Station.

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There are 3786+ hotels available in East India Docks. Prices start at £75 per night.

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