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Borough ⇄ Tower Hill Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Borough to Tower Hill is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Moorgate

  1. From Borough take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Moorgate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Tower Hill

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Circle

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Borough to Tower Gateway, Borough to Aldgate and Borough to Monument

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Borough tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Tower Hill 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 Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Tower Hill 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 to the Jubilee Walk exit (2x14 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Trinity Square exit (12 steps up +9 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Tower Hill to Borough is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the District, Bakerloo and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Embankment and

  1. From Tower Hill take the District Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Borough

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Bakerloo and Northern

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Tower Hill to Tower Gateway, Tower Hill to Aldgate and Tower Hill to Monument

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tower Hill train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Tower Hill station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Changing tube line at Elephant & Castle – You must use stairs when changing platforms

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 Tower Hill

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 ⇄ Tower Hill 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 ⇄ Tower Hill 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 London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 – You could walk the one mile distance in about 19-21 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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – The one mile taxi journey between Tower Hill train station and Borough will cost approximately £7 to £12 and will take 6-13 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Borough station and Tower Hill