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Borough ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Borough to Bromley-By-Bow is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Bank and Mile End

  1. From Borough take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Change at Mile End to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Bromley-By-Bow

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Bow Road ➜ Bromley-by-Bow

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Central and District

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Borough to Devons Road, Borough to Bow Church and Borough to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Borough train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bromley-By-Bow station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Borough station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use a lift and two flights of stairs to the southbound platform (10 steps down +8 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another six flights of stairs (21 steps down +6 steps down +3x25 steps down)

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 Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Bromley-By-Bow 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 westbound platform (14 steps up +13 steps up), or three flights of stairs from the eastbound platform (6 steps up +8 steps up +13 steps up)

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Tube fare between Borough and Bromley-By-Bow

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Borough ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Borough ⇄ Bromley-By-Bow Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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 – 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 · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Bromley-By-Bow tube station and Borough station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Borough station