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Bow Road ⇄ Finsbury Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bow Road to Finsbury Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District, Hammersmith & City and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Aldgate East and King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Bow Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Aldgate East to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Finsbury Park

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 47 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Road ➜ Mile End ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East [change train] Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, H&C and Victoria

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Arsenal, Bow Road to Holloway Road and Bow Road to Archway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Finsbury Park station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Bow Road station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Aldgate East – Changing between the District and H&C line is on the same platform

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Finsbury Park 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 (17 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Finsbury Park to Bow Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and

  1. From Finsbury Park take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Mile End to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Bow Road

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

Stations on the route: Finsbury Park ➜ Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Bow Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Finsbury Park to Arsenal, Finsbury Park to Holloway Road and Finsbury Park to Archway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Finsbury Park train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Finsbury Park 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 (16 steps down +17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

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

Bow Road station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +11 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x16 steps up from the westbound platform)

Tube fare between Bow Road and Finsbury Park

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 Bow Road ⇄ Finsbury Park 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 Bow Road ⇄ Finsbury Park 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 prices, Senior prices, Child 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles is too far to walk

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 · Senior bus prices 2024 · Child bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Finsbury Park tube station and Bow Road can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50