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

The journey from Arsenal to Tower Gateway is in fare zones 1&2

  1. From Arsenal take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Circle Line
  3. Leave train at Tower Hill and walk 2 mins to Tower Gateway

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill [walk to] Tower Gateway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

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

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Arsenal tube station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Arsenal station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (8 steps down +19 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

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 Arsenal is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Tower Hill take the Circle Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Arsenal

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 31 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Piccadilly

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

Arsenal 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)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Arsenal station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +8 steps up)

Tube fare between Arsenal and Tower Gateway

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 Arsenal ⇄ 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Arsenal ⇄ 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 distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – The 3¾ mile ride between Tower Hill train station and Arsenal in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Tower Hill station