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

The journey from Finchley Road to Moorgate is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Metropolitan tube line

  1. From Finchley Road take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Leave the train at Moorgate

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 19 mins

Stations on the route: Finchley Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Finchley Road to Liverpool Street, Finchley Road to Bank and Finchley Road to Barbican

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Finchley Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Moorgate 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)

Moorgate station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up), or five flights of stairs from the westbound Circle/​H&C /​Metropolitan platforms (10 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down +14 steps up +17 steps up), but the eastbound Circle eastbound/​H&C/​Metropolitan platforms are on the level. If you came from the Moorfields westside entrance then you will have an extra three flights of stairs to the platforms (7 steps down +16 steps down +7 steps down). After that you will have another three flights of stairs to the exits (7 steps up +16 steps up +7 steps up to Moorfields westside, or 8 steps up +9 steps up +8 steps up to Moorfields eastside and Moorgate westside, or 10 steps up +6 steps up +13 steps up to Moorgate eastside)

The journey from Moorgate to Finchley Road is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Metropolitan tube line

  1. From Moorgate take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Leave the train at Finchley Road

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Finchley Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Moorgate to Liverpool Street, Moorgate to Bank and Moorgate to Barbican

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Moorgate train station is not wheelchair accessible

Finchley Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Moorgate station entrance – The Moorfields westside entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use three flights of stairs from all the other entrances (8 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down from Moorfields eastside and Moorgate westside, or 13 steps down +6 steps down +10 steps down from Moorgate eastside). After that you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (20 steps down), or five flights of stairs to the westbound Circle/​H&C /​Metropolitan platforms (14 steps down +17 steps down +8 steps up +9 steps up +10 steps up), but the eastbound Circle eastbound/​H&C/​Metropolitan platforms are on the level. If you came from the Moorfields westside entrance then you will have an extra three flights of stairs to the platforms (7 steps down +16 steps down +7 steps down)

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

Tube fare between Finchley Road and Moorgate

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 Finchley Road ⇄ Moorgate 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 Finchley Road ⇄ Moorgate 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Moorgate underground station and Finchley Road can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Moorgate station