Search for your Tube station in our Stations, Stops and Piers section for a chart of the busiest and quieter times. Some Tube station names are also transport hubs, so when you've found the right page, check you're in the Tube section to see the busiest times graph.

Or download an accessible, text version of this information below, which covers over 90 of our busiest Tube stations.

If your station is busy when you want to travel:

  • When you have the flexibility, change the time of travel - even 15 minutes can make a difference
  • Consider alternative transport for some of your journey, like bus, cycling or walking


The following DLR stations may be crowded at peak times. We know not everyone can change the time they travel, but if you can, you could board a train quicker and have a more comfortable journey.


Busiest time

Bank 17:30-18:15
Canary Wharf 17:30-17:45
Canning Town 08:15-08:45
Crossharbour 08:15-08:30
Heron Quays 17:30-17:45
Island Gardens 08:00-08:30
Lewisham 08:00-08:45
Limehouse 08:15-08:45
Mudchute 08:15-08:45
Pontoon Dock 08:00-08:30
South Quay 17:00-17:15
Stratford 08:15-08:30
West Silvertown 08:15-08:30
Woolwich Arsenal 08:00-08:15


Check our Travel advice for road users page to see a two month look ahead at traffic across London, as well as more information on the busiest times at Blackwall Tunnel.