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

The journey from Finsbury Park to Stratford is in fare zones 1&2 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 Stratford

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 41 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

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, Finsbury Park to Plaistow and Finsbury Park to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

The DLR and Jubilee lines at Stratford station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

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

Stratford station exit – There’s a lift between the Central/​London Overground platforms and the exit (or two flights of 14 stairs), but two lifts between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms and the exit (or two escalators, or four flights of 14 stairs)

The journey from Stratford 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 Stratford take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Finsbury Park

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: 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 Stratford to Leyton, Stratford to Plaistow and Stratford to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The DLR and Jubilee lines at Stratford train station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Finsbury Park station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Stratford station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the Central/​London Overground platforms (or two flights of 14 stairs), but two lifts between the entrance and the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms (or two escalators, or four flights of 14 stairs)

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 Stratford

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 ⇄ Stratford 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 ⇄ Stratford 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 London Underground prices, Pensioner prices, Children’s prices, Oyster card prices, Contactless card 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 on foot – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Stratford train station and Finsbury Park should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic