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Bow Road ⇄ Turnpike Lane Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bow Road to Turnpike Lane is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Hammersmith & City and Piccadilly 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 Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Turnpike Lane

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 51 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 ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Manor House ➜ Turnpike Lane

London Underground tube delays

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

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Bow Road to Wood Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bow Road tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Turnpike Lane 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 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

Turnpike Lane station exit – There’s an escalator between the platforms and the booking hall. After that there’s two flights of stairs to the Turnpike Lane/​Duckett’s Common exits (4 steps up +20 steps up), or two flights to the High Road/​Wellington Corner exits (5 steps up +18 steps up), or three flights to the Green Lane/​Langham Road exits (3 steps up +16 steps up +5 steps up), or three flights to the bus station exit (3 steps up +16 steps up +4 steps up)

The journey from Turnpike Lane to Bow Road is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and

  1. From Turnpike Lane 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: 15 · Journey time: Approx 52 mins

Stations on the route: Turnpike Lane ➜ Manor House ➜ 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 Turnpike Lane to Wood Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Turnpike Lane train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bow Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Turnpike Lane station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the Turnpike Lane/​Duckett’s Common entrance and the booking hall (20 steps down +4 steps down), or two flights from the High Road/​Wellington Corner entrance (18 steps down +5 steps down), or three flights from the Green Lane/​Langham Road entrance (5 steps down +16 steps down +3 steps down), or three flights from the bus station entrance (4 steps down +16 steps down +3 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms

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 Turnpike Lane

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 Bow Road ⇄ Turnpike Lane 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 Bow Road ⇄ Turnpike Lane 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
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’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 5½ 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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 5½ mile taxi fare between Turnpike Lane train station and Bow Road will cost you around £28 to £40 and can be done in about 25-38 mins