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Finsbury Park ⇄ Leytonstone Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Finsbury Park to Leytonstone is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Central tube lines, changing trains at Holborn

  1. From Finsbury Park take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Leytonstone

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: 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 ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton ➜ Leytonstone

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Central

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Finsbury Park to Leyton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Finsbury Park underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Leytonstone station is not wheelchair accessible

Finsbury Park 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 (16 steps down +17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Leytonstone station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x15 steps down)

The journey from Leytonstone to Finsbury Park is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Holborn

  1. From Leytonstone take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Finsbury Park

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Leytonstone ➜ Leyton ➜ Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal ➜ Finsbury Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leytonstone to Leyton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Finsbury Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Leytonstone station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x15 steps up)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Finsbury Park 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 (17 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Finsbury Park and Leytonstone

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 Finsbury Park ⇄ Leytonstone 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 Finsbury Park ⇄ Leytonstone 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless 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 – It’s around 5 miles to Finsbury Park, which 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 tickets 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between Leytonstone station and Finsbury Park station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic