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

The journey from Bow Road to Marble Arch is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Central tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Bow Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Marble Arch

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Bow Road ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ 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 District and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

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

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Marble Arch station is not wheelchair accessible

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 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

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 Bow Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Marble Arch take the Central Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Bow Road

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ 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 Central and District

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

Bow Road 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 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 Marble Arch

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 ⇄ 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Bow Road ⇄ 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 – It’s around six miles to Bow Road, which 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 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between Marble Arch underground station and Bow Road station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Marble Arch station