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Earl’s Court ⇄ Tower Hill Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Earl's Court to Tower Hill is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Earl’s Court take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Tower Hill

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Earl’s Court to Tower Gateway, Earl’s Court to Aldgate and Earl’s Court to Monument

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Earl’s Court tube station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

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)

Earl’s Court station entrance – The Warwick Road entrance and booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 8 stairs from the Earl’s Court Road entrance. After that there’s a lift down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs to the District line platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 2x14 steps down to the westbound platform), or an escalator and four flights of stairs to the Piccadilly line platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down +19 steps down +4 steps down)

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 Earl's Court is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Tower Hill take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Earl’s Court

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

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 wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Earl’s Court 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)

Earl’s Court station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs from the District line platforms (13 steps up +14 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 2x14 steps up from the westbound platform), or an escalator and four flights of stairs from the Piccadilly line platforms (4 steps up +19 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up). After that there’s one flight of 8 stairs to the Earl’s Court Road exit, but the Warwick Road exit is on the level

Tube fare between Earl's Court 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 Earl’s Court ⇄ 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 Earl’s Court ⇄ 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 – The distance from Tower Hill to Earl’s Court is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 5¼ miles taxi journey between Tower Hill train station and Earl’s Court should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Tower Hill station