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

The journey from Bethnal Green to Southfields is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Earl’s Court

  1. From Bethnal Green take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Southfields

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 59 mins

Stations on the route: Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Brompton ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ Parsons Green ➜ Putney Bridge ➜ East Putney ➜ Southfields

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Bethnal Green to Wimbledon Park and Bethnal Green to East Putney

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bethnal Green tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Southfields 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 Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

Southfields station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (3x10 steps up)

The journey from Southfields to Bethnal Green is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at High Street Kensington and

  1. From Southfields take the District Line
  2. Change at High Street Kensington to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Bethnal Green

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 62 mins

Stations on the route: Southfields ➜ East Putney ➜ Putney Bridge ➜ Parsons Green ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ West Brompton ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ High Street Kensington [change train] High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Circle and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Southfields to Wimbledon Park and Southfields to East Putney

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Southfields train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Southfields station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (3x10 steps down)

Changing tube line at High Street Kensington – Changing between the Circle westbound towards Sloane Square and District westbound towards Earl’s Court is on the level. Changing between the Circle eastbound and District eastbound towards Edgware Road is also on the level. For all other changes you must use two flights of stairs (16 steps up +15 steps down)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

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 Southfields

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 ⇄ Southfields 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 ⇄ Southfields 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
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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 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024