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Aldgate ⇄ Tower Gateway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Aldgate to Tower Gateway is in fare zone 1

  1. From Aldgate take the Circle Line
  2. Leave train at Tower Hill and walk 2 mins to Tower Gateway

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 13 mins

Stations on the route: Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill [walk to] Tower Gateway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Aldgate to Tower Hill and Aldgate to Whitechapel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Aldgate tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Tower Gateway station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Aldgate station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +10 steps down +14 steps down)

Tower Hill station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs to the Jubilee Walk exit (2x14 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Trinity Square exit (12 steps up +9 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Tower Gateway to Aldgate is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Circle tube line

  1. From Tower Hill take the Circle Line
  2. Leave the train at Aldgate

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 5 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Tower Hill to Tower Hill, Tower Hill to Aldgate and Tower Hill to Whitechapel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tower Hill train station is not wheelchair accessible

Aldgate station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Tower Hill station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x14 steps down)

Aldgate station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (14 steps up +10 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Aldgate and Tower Gateway

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Aldgate ⇄ Tower Gateway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Aldgate ⇄ Tower Gateway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The walking distance is less than 5 minutes

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – There’s no point catching a taxi for ¼ mile

Travel by carCar parks near Aldgate station and Tower Hill