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There are 6 ways to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  32 min

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central

£6 - £14

Cheapest option

Line 276 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 276 bus from Plaistow, Gateway Surgical Centre to Hackney Central Station 276

£2

4 alternative options

Line 262 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 262 bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Stratford Bus Station 262

£4 - £8

Line 262 bus, line 276 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the line 262 bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Stratford Bus Station 262
  2. Take the line 276 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Hackney Central Station 276

£4

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Beckton to Hackney Central Station 7.2 miles

£20 - £25

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Beckton to Hackney Central Station 7.2 miles

£1 - £2

Beckton to Hackney Central Station by train and subway

The journey time between Beckton and Hackney Central Station is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 33 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube), London Overground and others, the Beckton to Hackney Central Station service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Hackney Central. Typically 872 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40 min
Fastest journey time:
33 min
Services per week:
872
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:25
Last service departs at:
23:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Hackney Central Station train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, June 18, 2021

Beckton → Hackney Central Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hackney Central Station is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Hackney Central Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The fastest way to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £25.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plaistow, Gateway Surgical Centre and arriving at Hackney Central Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Hackney Central Station. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Hackney Central via Canning Town station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Beckton and Hackney Central Station is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £6 - £14.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station, including transfers.

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Beckton to Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plaistow, Gateway Surgical Centre station.

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Beckton to Hackney Central Station 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 Hackney Central Station is to train which takes 32 min and costs £6 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 262 bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Beckton to Hackney Central Station.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Hackney Central Station, England?

You can take a train from Beckton to Hackney Central Station via Canning Town DLR Station, Canning Town station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 32 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Stratford Bus Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Canning Town DLR Station
Ave. Duration
13 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
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
London Overground
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£3 - £6
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 Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Plaistow, Gateway Surgical Centre to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Beckton to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
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 Hackney Central Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Hackney Central Station.

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Beckton to Hackney Central Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Hackney Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Hackney Central Station is 7 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Beckton to Hackney Central Station.

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There are 3823+ hotels available in Hackney Central Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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