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Aldgate East ⇄ Northfields Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Aldgate East to Northfields is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road

  1. From Aldgate East take the District Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Northfields

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 52 mins

Stations on the route: Aldgate East ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ South Ealing ➜ Northfields

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Aldgate East to South Ealing

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Aldgate East station is not wheelchair accessible

Northfields station is not wheelchair accessible

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)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

Northfields station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (15 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Northfields to Aldgate East is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road

  1. From Northfields take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Aldgate East

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Northfields ➜ South Ealing ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Northfields to South Ealing

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Northfields train station is not wheelchair accessible

Aldgate East station is not wheelchair accessible

Northfields station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

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

Tube fare between Aldgate East and Northfields

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ Northfields 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Aldgate East ⇄ Northfields Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless 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 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 · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Aldgate East station