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Baker Street ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Baker Street to Whitechapel is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Hammersmith & City tube line

  1. From Baker Street take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Leave the train at Whitechapel

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 19 mins

Stations on the route: Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Baker Street to Aldgate East, Baker Street to Stepney Green and Baker Street to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Baker Street tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station is not wheelchair accessible

Baker Street station entrance – There are two escalators between the entrance and the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line platforms, and three flights of stairs between the entrance and the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line platforms (18 steps down +9 steps down +17 steps down). There is no lift

Whitechapel station exit – There are lifts up from the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators from the Elizabeth line

The journey from Whitechapel to Baker Street is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Hammersmith & City tube line

  1. From Whitechapel take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Leave the train at Baker Street

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Whitechapel to Aldgate East, Whitechapel to Stepney Green and Whitechapel to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Whitechapel train station is not wheelchair accessible

Baker Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station entrance – There are lifts down to the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators to the Elizabeth line

Baker Street station exit – There are two escalators between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line platforms and the exit, and three flights of stairs between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line platforms and the exit (17 steps up +9 steps up +18 steps up). There is no lift

Tube fare between Baker Street and Whitechapel

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 Baker Street ⇄ Whitechapel 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 Baker Street ⇄ Whitechapel 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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube fares
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 from Whitechapel to Baker Street is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Whitechapel train station and Baker Street should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Baker Street station and Whitechapel