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Bank ⇄ Walthamstow Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bank to Walthamstow Central is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Bank take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Walthamstow Central

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Blackhorse Road ➜ Walthamstow Central

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Victoria

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Bank to Blackhorse Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The eastbound DLR and Northern lines at Bank tube station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The westbound DLR and Central lines are not wheelchair accessible

Walthamstow Central station is not wheelchair accessible

Bank station entrance[1] To get to the Central line booking hall you must use one flight of stairs from the Queen Victoria Street, Walbrook, Poultry south, Threadneedle Street south, Cornhill north and Mansion House Place entrances (18, 19 or 20 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Poultry north, Princes Street west, Cornhill south, Lombard Street north and Mansion House Street entrances (15 or 16 steps down +4 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Princes Street east and Threadneedle Street north entrances (9 steps down +11 steps down). After that you must use an escalator to the Central line platforms, or a long travalator to the W&C platforms, or one escalator and four flights of stairs to the Northern line platforms (16 steps down +8 steps down +13 steps down +21 steps down), or three escalators plus five flights of stairs to the DLR platforms (12 steps up +11 steps up +10 steps up +2x12 steps down). [2] To get to the Northern line booking hall you must use a lift from the King William Street entrance, or two flights of stairs from the Lombard Street entrance (9 steps down +16 steps down). After that you must use an escalator, a lift, plus three flights of stairs to the Central line platforms (13 steps up +8 steps up +16 steps up), or a lift and a long travalator to the W&C platforms, or a lift and one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (21 steps down), or two lifts, two escalators and ten flights of stairs to the DLR platforms (8x14 steps down +6 steps down +10 steps down)

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

Walthamstow Central station exit – There’s an escalator plus two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (10 steps up +20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (13 steps +3x17 steps +3 steps). After that there’s another four flights of stairs to the Priory Avenue/​car park exits (20 steps up +10 steps up +10 steps down +20 steps down), but the Selborne Road exit is on the level

The journey from Walthamstow Central to Bank is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Walthamstow Central take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Bank

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Walthamstow Central ➜ Blackhorse Road ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Northern

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Walthamstow Central to Blackhorse Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Walthamstow Central train station is not wheelchair accessible

The eastbound DLR and Northern lines at Bank station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The westbound DLR and Central lines are not wheelchair accessible

Walthamstow Central station entrance – The Selborne Road entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use four flights of stairs from the Priory Avenue/​car park entrances (20 steps down +10 steps down +10 steps up +20 steps up). After that there’s an escalator plus two flights of stairs to the platforms (20 steps down +10 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps +3x17 steps +13 steps)

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

Bank station exit[1] To get to the Central line booking hall you must use an escalator from the Central line platforms, or a long travalator from the W&C platforms, or one escalator and four flights of stairs from the Northern line platforms (21 steps up +13 steps up +8 steps up +16 steps up), or three escalators plus five flights of stairs from the DLR platforms (2x12 steps down +10 steps down +11 steps down +12 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Queen Victoria Street, Walbrook, Poultry south, Threadneedle Street south, Cornhill north and Mansion House Place exits (18, 19 or 20 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Poultry north, Princes Street west, Cornhill south, Lombard Street north and Mansion House Street exits (4 steps up +15 or 16 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Princes Street east and Threadneedle Street north exits (11 steps up +9 steps up). [2] To get to the Northern line booking hall you must use an escalator, a lift, plus three flights of stairs from the Central line platforms (16 steps down +8 steps down +13 steps down), or a lift and a long travalator from the W&C platforms, or a lift and one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms (21 steps up), or two lifts, two escalators and ten flights of stairs from the DLR platforms (10 steps up +6 steps up +8x14 steps up). After that you must use a lift to the King William Street exit, or two flights of stairs to the Lombard Street exit (16 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Bank and Walthamstow Central

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 Bank ⇄ Walthamstow Central 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 Bank ⇄ Walthamstow Central 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 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

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 5¾ mile taxi fare between Walthamstow Central train station and Bank should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Bank station