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Borough ⇄ Marble Arch Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Borough to Marble Arch is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Central tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Borough take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Marble Arch

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Central

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Borough to Bond Street, Borough to Lancaster Gate and Borough to Edgware Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Borough station is not wheelchair accessible

Marble Arch 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)

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

Marble Arch station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of 20 stairs up from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (16 steps up +5x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Park Lane island exit (17 steps up +16 steps up), or two flights to the Oxford Street northside exit (3 steps up +15 steps up), or two flights to the Speakers’ Corner exit (15 steps up +14 steps up), or two flights to the Marble Arch island exit (14 steps up +13 steps up), but there are long ramps to the Hyde Park/​Park Lane eastside exits (or two flights of 15 and 14 stairs)

The journey from Marble Arch to Borough is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Marble Arch take the Central Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Borough

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Northern

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Marble Arch to Bond Street, Marble Arch to Lancaster Gate and Marble Arch to Edgware Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Marble Arch train station is not wheelchair accessible

Borough station is not wheelchair accessible

Marble Arch station entrance – The Hyde Park/​Park Lane eastside entrances have long ramps down to the booking hall (or two flights of 14 and 15 stairs), but you must use two flights of stairs from the Park Lane island entrance (16 steps down +17 steps down), or two flights from the Oxford Street northside entrance (15 steps down +3 steps down), or two flights from the Speakers’ Corner entrance (14 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Marble Arch island entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down). After that you must use an escalator plus one flight of 20 stairs down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (3 steps down +5x17 steps down +16 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

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 Marble Arch

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 ⇄ Marble Arch 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Borough ⇄ Marble Arch 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 tube prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
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 to Borough is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Marble Arch underground station and Borough station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Borough station and Marble Arch