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

The journey from Bethnal Green to Leytonstone is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Central tube line

  1. From Bethnal Green take the Central Line
  2. Leave the train at Leytonstone

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 13 mins

Stations on the route: Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton ➜ Leytonstone

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Bethnal Green to Leyton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bethnal Green underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leytonstone 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)

Leytonstone station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x15 steps down)

The journey from Leytonstone to Bethnal Green is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Central tube line

  1. From Leytonstone take the Central Line
  2. Leave the train at Bethnal Green

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 15 mins

Stations on the route: Leytonstone ➜ Leyton ➜ Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leytonstone to Leyton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leytonstone train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bethnal Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Leytonstone station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x15 steps up)

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 Leytonstone

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 ⇄ Leytonstone 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Bethnal Green ⇄ Leytonstone 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless 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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

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 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Leytonstone station and Bethnal Green station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic