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

The journey from Finsbury Park to Liverpool Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Finsbury Park take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Liverpool Street

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and H&C

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Finsbury Park to Moorgate, Finsbury Park to Aldgate and Finsbury Park to Shoreditch

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

The Elizabeth line at Liverpool Street station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The London Overground only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines are 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 King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Liverpool Street station exit – You need to use an escalator from the Central line platforms to the booking hall, or one flight of stairs from the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan eastbound platform (3 steps up), or six flights of stairs from the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan westbound platform (2x8 steps down +10 steps down +10 steps up +2x7 steps up). Once you’re inside the booking hall you need to use a lift (or 10 steps) to get to the Blomfield Street/Eldon Street exit, or a lift (or an escalator and 10 steps) to the Liverpool Street northside exit, or two flights of stairs to the Liverpool Street southside exit (14 steps up +4 steps up), or a lift plus three flights of stairs to the Bishopsgate eastside exit (7 steps up +2x16 steps down), or two lifts plus an escalator to the Bishopsgate westside exit. But getting to the Old Broad Street exit is on the level.

The journey from Liverpool Street to Finsbury Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Liverpool Street take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Finsbury Park

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Victoria

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Liverpool Street to Moorgate, Liverpool Street to Aldgate and Liverpool Street to Shoreditch

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Liverpool Street train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The London Overground only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines are not wheelchair accessible

Finsbury Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Liverpool Street station entrance – The entrance on Old Broad Street to the booking hall is on the level, but you must use a lift (or 10 steps) from the Blomfield Street/Eldon Street entrance, or a lift (or an escalator and 10 steps) from the Liverpool Street northside entrance, or two flights of stairs from the Liverpool Street southside entrance (4 steps down +14 steps down), or a lift plus three flights of stairs from the Bishopsgate eastside entrance (2x16 steps down +7 steps up), or two lifts plus an escalator from the Bishopsgate westside entrance. After that you need to use another escalator from the booking hall to the Central line platforms, or one flight of stairs to the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan eastbound platform (3 steps down), or six flights of stairs to the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan westbound platform (2x7 steps up +10 steps up +10 steps down +2x8 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the 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 Liverpool Street

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 Finsbury Park ⇄ Liverpool Street 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 Finsbury Park ⇄ Liverpool Street 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 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 – The distance between Liverpool Street and Finsbury Park is about 3⅓ miles, which would take you about 63-70 minutes on foot

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 – Riding a taxi 3⅓ miles between Liverpool Street station and Finsbury Park station will cost between £18 and £31 and take 14-28 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Liverpool Street station