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East India ⇄ Finchley Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from East India to Finchley Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, District and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Tower Hill and Westminster

  1. From East India take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill
  3. Change at Tower Hill to the District Line
  4. Change at Westminster to the Jubilee Line
  5. Leave the train at Finchley Road

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 69 mins

Stations on the route: East India ➜ Blackwall ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill [change train] Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ Finchley Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, District and Jubilee

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include East India to West Hampstead, East India to Swiss Cottage and East India to Hampstead

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Finchley Road station is not wheelchair accessible

East India station entrance – From the Aspen Way entrance to the platforms there’s a lift (or three flights of 14 steps up), plus another lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 14 and 16 steps down). From the South Side entrance to the platforms there are two lifts (or four flights of 15 and 16 steps up, and 14 and 16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Finchley Road station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (13 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Finchley Road to East India is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street and

  1. From Finchley Road take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at East India

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 55 mins

Stations on the route: Finchley Road ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ East India

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Finchley Road to West Hampstead, Finchley Road to Swiss Cottage and Finchley Road to Hampstead

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

East India station is not wheelchair accessible

Finchley Road station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +13 steps down)

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

East India station exit – From the platforms to the Aspen Way exit there’s a lift (or three flights of 14 steps down), plus another lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 and 14 steps up). From the platforms to the South Side exit there are two lifts (or four flights of 16 and 14 steps down, and 16 and 15 steps up)

Tube fare between East India and Finchley Road

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 East India ⇄ Finchley Road 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 East India ⇄ Finchley Road 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 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 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 carCar parks near East India station