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Lying in the district of Limehouse close to Stepney, Limehouse Railway Station sees regular National Rail trains and connected to Docklands Light Railway services. In typical off-peak hours, National Rail trains from Limehouse depart eight times an hour to Fenchurch Street, four times an hour to Shoeburyness via Basildon, twice an hour to Grays via Rainham and twice an hour to Southend Central via Ockendon. DLR services see fifteen departures from Limehouse to Bank, nine to Lewisham, six to Tower Gateway, six to Beckton, and six to Woolwich Arsenal. London Buses routes 15, 115, 135, D3, and night buses N15, N550, N551 serve the station. Passengers for London City Airport should use DLR.

As Limehouse Station is situated in Zone 2, Oyster cards are valid for journeys from this station. Additionally, there is a staffed ticket office with self-service machines for all passengers to use. Train running information is provided via departure screens and automated announcements. Public wifi, basic shops, and waiting rooms are present at the station. There is step-free access to both platforms via lift.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 21:00
Saturday 07:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 2
Left LuggageUnavailable
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 20:00

Saturday - Sunday, 09:00 - 16:00

Public Holidays, 09:00 - 16:00

Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day

0345 744 4422 (option 3, followed by option 3)


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

A lift is available to platform 2 (trains towards Southend).

Step free access to platform 1 (towards Fenchurch Street), is via the Docklands Light Railway and connecting bridge.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Find station details and facilities information for Limehouse. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Limehouse station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Limehouse

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Limehouse station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Shoeburynessc2c05:042Scheduled
to Southend Centralc2c05:112Scheduled
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:151Scheduled
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:181Scheduled
to London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:231Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:042Scheduled
from London Fenchurch Streetc2c05:112Scheduled
from Shoeburynessc2c05:151Scheduled
from Thorpe Bayc2c05:181Scheduled
from Graysc2c05:231Scheduled
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