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Gloucester Road ⇄ New Cross Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Gloucester Road to New Cross is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel

  1. From Gloucester Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at New Cross

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and London Overground

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Gloucester Road to New Cross Gate and Gloucester Road to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Gloucester Road station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Gloucester Road station entrance – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the Piccadilly line platforms (12 steps down +15 steps down), or three flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps down to the Circle and District eastbound, or 17 steps down +12 steps down +11 steps down to the District westbound)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

New Cross station exit – There’s a level access ramp between the platforms and the exit

The journey from New Cross to Gloucester Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Jubilee and District tube lines, changing trains at Canada Water and

  1. From New Cross take the London Overground
  2. Change at Canada Water to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Westminster to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Gloucester Road

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 49 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road

Alternative routes include New Cross to New Cross Gate and New Cross to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

New Cross station entrance – There’s a level access ramp between the entrance and the platforms

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Gloucester Road station exit – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs from the Piccadilly line platforms to the exit (15 steps up +12 steps up), or three flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps to the Circle and District eastbound, or 11 steps up +12 steps up +17 steps up from the District westbound)

Tube fare between Gloucester Road and New Cross

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 Gloucester Road ⇄ New Cross 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 Gloucester Road ⇄ New Cross 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child 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 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 fares · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Gloucester Road station