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Bounds Green ⇄ Waterloo Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bounds Green to Waterloo is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Bounds Green take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Waterloo

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: Bounds Green ➜ Wood Green ➜ Turnpike Lane ➜ Manor House ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Northern

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Bounds Green to Southwark, Bounds Green to Embankment and Bounds Green to Lambeth North

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bounds Green tube station is not wheelchair accessible

The Jubilee line at Waterloo station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo and Northern line are not wheelchair accessible

Bounds Green station entrance – You must use an escalator between the entrance and the platforms. There is no lift. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +15 steps down +3 steps down)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Waterloo station exit – There’s a lift from the Jubilee line platforms to the booking hall (or two escalators), and a lift from the W&C platforms (or two escalators and one flight of 6 stairs), and a lift from the Bakerloo southbound platform (or one escalator and a flight of 9 stairs), and an escalator (or 5x17 steps up +3 steps down) plus one flight of 11 stairs from the Bakerloo northbound platform, and one escalator (or 11 steps up +5x17 steps up +3 steps up) plus one flight of 20 stairs from the Northern platforms. After that there’s another two flights of stairs to the York Road northside exit (2x13 steps down), or four flights of stairs to the Waterloo Road exit (6 steps down +2x13 steps down +10 steps down), but the York Road southside exit is on the level

The journey from Waterloo to Bounds Green is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Victoria and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus and

  1. From Waterloo take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Finsbury Park to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Bounds Green

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 48 mins

Stations on the route: Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park [change train] Finsbury Park ➜ Manor House ➜ Turnpike Lane ➜ Wood Green ➜ Bounds Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo, Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Waterloo to Southwark, Waterloo to Embankment and Waterloo to Lambeth North

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Jubilee line at Waterloo train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo and Northern line are not wheelchair accessible

Bounds Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Waterloo station entrance – The York Road southside entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs from the York Road northside entrance (2x13 steps up), or four flights of stairs from the Waterloo Road entrance (10 steps up +2x13 steps up +6 steps up). After that there’s a lift down to the Jubilee line platforms (or two escalators), and a lift to the W&C platforms (or two escalators and one flight of 6 stairs), or a lift to the Bakerloo southbound platform (or one escalator and a flight of 9 stairs), or an escalator (or 3 steps down +5x17 steps down) plus one flight of 11 stairs to the Bakerloo northbound platform, or one escalator (or 3 steps down +5x17 steps down +11 steps down) plus one flight of 20 stairs to the Northern platforms

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Finsbury Park – You must use a lift when changing between the Piccadilly and Victoria lines

Bounds Green station exit – You must use an escalator between the platforms and the exit. There is no lift. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (3 steps up +15 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up)

Tube fare between Bounds Green and Waterloo

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 Bounds Green ⇄ Waterloo 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 Bounds Green ⇄ Waterloo 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
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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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

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