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Aldgate East ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Aldgate East to Bromley-By-Bow is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Aldgate East take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Bromley-By-Bow

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 11 mins

Stations on the route: Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow

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Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Aldgate East to Devons Road, Aldgate East to Bow Church and Aldgate East to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Aldgate East train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bromley-By-Bow station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Aldgate East station entrance – You must use four flights of stairs between the Whitechapel High Street and Commercial Street entrances and the platforms (2x13 steps +9 steps down +13 steps down), or five flights of stairs between the Leman Street entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +6 steps down +4 steps down +9 steps down +13 steps down)

Bromley-By-Bow 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 from the westbound platform (14 steps up +13 steps up), or three flights of stairs from the eastbound platform (6 steps up +8 steps up +13 steps up)

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Tube fare between Aldgate East and Bromley-By-Bow

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 East ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Aldgate East ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow 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 Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
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 distance is roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 minutes on foot

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 tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 2¾ mile ride between Bromley-By-Bow tube station and Aldgate East in a black cab should cost you about £14.30 to £24.60 and take anything from 12 to 24 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Aldgate East station