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Bethnal Green ⇄ King George V Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bethnal Green to King George V is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Stratford and Canning Town

  1. From Bethnal Green take the Central Line
  2. Change at Stratford to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at King George V

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ West Ham ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport ➜ King George V

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Bethnal Green to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bethnal Green underground station is not wheelchair accessible

King George V station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

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 Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

King George V station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

The journey from King George V to Bethnal Green is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Central tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From King George V take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Bethnal Green

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: King George V ➜ London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwell ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include King George V to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King George V train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

King George V station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Changing tube line at – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

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)

Tube fare between Bethnal Green and King George V

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 Bethnal Green ⇄ King George V 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 Bethnal Green ⇄ King George V 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 train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 – It’s about 5⅓ miles from King George V to Bethnal Green 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 fares 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – Catching a black cab 5⅓ miles between King George V station and Bethnal Green station will take 24-38 mins and cost about £28 and £40