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Farringdon ⇄ Mile End Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Farringdon to Mile End is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Central tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street

  1. From Farringdon take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Mile End

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Central

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Farringdon to Bow Road and Farringdon to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Mile End station is not wheelchair accessible

Farringdon 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 (12 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Mile End station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up +4 steps up from the eastbound, and 11 steps up +12 steps up from the westbound platform). After that tou must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Mile End to Farringdon is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street

  1. From Mile End take the Central Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Metropolitan Line
  3. Leave the train at Farringdon

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Mile End to Bow Road and Mile End to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Mile End station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (7 steps down +15 steps down). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the platforms (4 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound, and 12 steps down +11 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Farringdon 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 (16 steps up +12 steps up)

Tube fare between Farringdon and Mile End

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 Farringdon ⇄ Mile End 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 Farringdon ⇄ Mile End 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 – They stations are 3¼ miles apart and you could walk the distance in around one hour

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 3¼ mile taxi journey between Mile End underground station and Farringdon should cost approximately £14.30 to £24.60 and take 14-27 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Farringdon station