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Bayswater ⇄ Bethnal Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bayswater to Bethnal Green is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Edgware Road and Liverpool Street

  1. From Bayswater take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Bethnal Green

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Bayswater ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Central

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Bayswater to Whitechapel and Bayswater to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bayswater train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bethnal Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Bayswater station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (5 steps down +25 steps down). There is no lift

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Bethnal Green station exit – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Bethnal Green Road exit (8 steps up +20 steps up), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Roman Road exit (7 steps up +19 steps up), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Cambridge Heath Road west exit (8 steps up +18 steps up), or an escalator and three flights of stairs between the platforms and the Cambridge Heath Road east exit (5 steps up +11 steps up +10 steps up)

The journey from Bethnal Green to Bayswater is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street and

  1. From Bethnal Green take the Central Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Bayswater

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Bayswater

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Circle

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Bethnal Green to Whitechapel and Bethnal Green to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bethnal Green train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bayswater station is not wheelchair accessible

Bethnal Green station entrance – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Bethnal Green Road entrance and the platforms (20 steps down +8 steps down), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Roman Road entrance and the platforms (19 steps down +7 steps down), or an escalator and two flights of stairs between the Cambridge Heath Road west entrance and the platforms (18 steps down +8 steps down), or an escalator and three flights of stairs between the Cambridge Heath Road east entrance and the platforms (10 steps down +11 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Bayswater station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (25 steps up +5 steps up). There is no lift

Tube fare between Bayswater and Bethnal Green

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 Bayswater ⇄ Bethnal Green 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 Bayswater ⇄ Bethnal Green 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 – It’s around six miles to Bayswater, which is too far to walk

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 six mile taxi ride between Bethnal Green tube station and Bayswater station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Bayswater station