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Blackfriars ⇄ Wood Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackfriars to Wood Green is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Victoria and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Victoria and Finsbury Park

  1. From Blackfriars take the District Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Finsbury Park to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Wood Green

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park [change train] Finsbury Park ➜ Manor House ➜ Turnpike Lane ➜ Wood Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Blackfriars to Turnpike Lane

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Wood Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackfriars 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 from the Victoria Embankment entrance to the booking hall (17 steps down +3 steps down +6 steps up), or three flights from the New Bridge Street entrance (18 steps down +6 steps down +6 steps up), or two flights from the Riverside Walk entrance (18 steps up +6 steps up), or two flights from the Blackfriars Bridge entrance (2x10 steps down from the eastside, or 21 steps down +6 steps up from the westside), or one flight from the Queen Victoria Street entrance (16 steps down). After that there’s another two flights of stairs down to the platforms (10 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 17 steps down +9 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Changing tube line at Finsbury Park – You must use a lift when changing between the Piccadilly and Victoria lines

Wood Green station exit – You must use an escalator between the platforms and the exit. There’s no lift

The journey from Wood Green to Blackfriars is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Circle tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Wood Green take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Blackfriars

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 42 mins

Stations on the route: Wood Green ➜ Turnpike Lane ➜ Manor House ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Circle

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Wood Green to Turnpike Lane

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackfriars station is not wheelchair accessible

Wood Green station entrance – You must use an escalator between the entrance and the platforms. There’s no lift

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

Changing tube line at – You must use a lift when changing between the Piccadilly and Victoria lines

Blackfriars station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (16 steps up +10 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 9 steps up +17 steps up from the westbound platform). After that there’s another three flights of stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit (6 steps up +3 steps down +17 steps down), or three flights to the New Bridge Street exit (6 steps up +6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Riverside Walk exit (6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Blackfriars Bridge exit (2x10 steps up to the eastside, or 6 steps up +21 steps down to the westside), or one flight to the Queen Victoria Street exit (16 steps up)

Tube fare between Blackfriars and Wood Green

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 Blackfriars ⇄ Wood 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Blackfriars ⇄ Wood Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-4 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 on foot – It’s around six miles to Blackfriars, 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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between Wood Green train station and Blackfriars station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Blackfriars station