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Great Portland St ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Great Portland Street to Pudding Mill Lane is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street and Stratford

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Central Line
  3. Change at Stratford to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Pudding Mill Lane

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Pudding Mill Lane

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to Stratford, Great Portland Street to Bow Church and Great Portland Street to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Pudding Mill Lane 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 Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Pudding Mill Lane station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x16 steps down)

The journey from Pudding Mill Lane to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Central and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Stratford and

  1. From Pudding Mill Lane take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Stratford to the Central Line
  3. Change at Liverpool Street to the Metropolitan Line
  4. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 47 mins

Stations on the route: Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Central and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Pudding Mill Lane to Stratford, Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Church and Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Pudding Mill Lane underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Pudding Mill Lane 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 (2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But 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 Pudding Mill Lane

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 ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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 ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ 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 · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A 5¾ mile taxi fare between Pudding Mill Lane underground station and Great Portland Street should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station