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Great Portland St ⇄ King George V Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Great Portland Street to King George V is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street and Canning Town

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at King George V

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 57 mins

Stations on the route: Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ London City Airport ➜ King George V

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Great Portland Street station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (19 steps down +16 steps down +6 steps down), and four flights to the eastbound platform (19 steps down +12 steps down +6 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

King George V station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit

The journey from King George V to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Northern and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Bank and

  1. From King George V take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Moorgate to the Metropolitan Line
  4. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 60 mins

Stations on the route: King George V ➜ London City Airport ➜ Pontoon Dock ➜ West Silvertown ➜ Canning Town ➜ East India ➜ Blackwell ➜ Poplar ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Northern and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include King George V to London City Airport

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King George V underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

King George V station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the DLR platforms

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Changing tube line at Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Great Portland Street station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the exit (6 steps up +16 steps up +19 steps up), and four flights from the eastbound platform (5 steps up +6 steps up +12 steps up +19 steps up)

Tube fare between Great Portland Street and King George V

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 Great Portland St ⇄ King George V 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 Great Portland St ⇄ King George V 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 train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train 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 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 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station