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Blackhorse Road ⇄ Bow Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackhorse Road to Bow Road is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and District tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From Blackhorse Road take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Bow Road

Number of tube stops: 24 · Journey time: Approx 56 mins

Stations on the route: Blackhorse Road ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Bow Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and District

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Blackhorse Road to Bow Church, Blackhorse Road to Mile End and Blackhorse Road to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Blackhorse Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackhorse Road station entrance – The Blackhorse Road entrance to the booking hall is on the level, buy you must use one flight of stairs from the Forest Road entrance (7 steps up), or two flights of stairs from the car park entrance (2x9 steps up). After that you can use an escalator down to the Victoria line platforms, but you must use two flights of stairs to the London Overground platforms (13 steps down +12 steps down)

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

Bow Road station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +11 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Bow Road to Blackhorse Road is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Hammersmith & City and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Aldgate East and

  1. From Bow Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Aldgate East to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Blackhorse Road

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 53 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Road ➜ Mile End ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East [change train] Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Blackhorse Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, H&C and Victoria

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Bow Church, Bow Road to Mile End and Bow Road to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackhorse Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Aldgate East – Changing between the District and H&C line is on the same platform

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

Blackhorse Road station exit – You can use an escalator from the Victoria line platforms to the booking hall, but you must use two flights of stairs from the London Overground platforms (12 steps up +13 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs from the booking hall to the Forest Road exit (7 steps down), or two flights of stairs to the car park exit (2x9 steps down). There are no stairs to the Blackhorse Road exit

Tube fare between Blackhorse Road and Bow Road

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 Blackhorse Road ⇄ Bow Road 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 Blackhorse Road ⇄ Bow Road 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, 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 – The distance from Bow Road to Blackhorse Road is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Bow Road tube station and Blackhorse Road should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins