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Borough ⇄ East Finchley Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Borough to East Finchley is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Borough take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at East Finchley

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

Stations on the route: Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway ➜ Highgate ➜ East Finchley

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Borough to Highgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Borough train station is not wheelchair accessible

East Finchley station is not wheelchair accessible

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)

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

The journey from East Finchley to Borough is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From East Finchley take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Borough

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: East Finchley ➜ Highgate ➜ Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include East Finchley to Highgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

East Finchley train station is not wheelchair accessible

Borough station is not wheelchair accessible

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

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

Tube fare between Borough and East Finchley

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 Borough ⇄ East Finchley 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 Borough ⇄ East Finchley 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 fares, Senior fares, Child fares, Oyster fares, Contactless fares and Travelcard fares
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 tickets 2024 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

Travel by carCar parks near Borough station