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Highgate ⇄ West Ham Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Highgate to West Ham is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge

  1. From Highgate take the Northern Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at West Ham

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 54 mins

Stations on the route: Highgate ➜ Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town ➜ West Ham

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Highgate to Plaistow and Highgate to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highgate tube station is not wheelchair accessible

West Ham station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Highgate station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane entrance and the booking hall (16 steps down), or seven flights of stairs from the Archway Road entrance (16 steps down +2x17 steps down +13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down), or four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms (or 3 steps down +6x17 steps down +13 steps down)

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

West Ham station exit – There’s a lift between the District/​H&C line platforms and the exit (or three flights of 14 stairs). There are two lifts between the Jubilee line platforms and the exit (or two escalators)

The journey from West Ham to Highgate is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Hammersmith & City and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Aldgate East and

  1. From West Ham take the District Line
  2. Change at Aldgate East to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at Moorgate to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Highgate

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 58 mins

Stations on the route: West Ham ➜ Bromley-by-Bow ➜ Bow Road ➜ Mile End ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East [change train] Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway ➜ Highgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, H&C and Northern

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include West Ham to Plaistow and West Ham to Bromley By Bow

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

West Ham underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

West Ham station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the District/​H&C line platforms (or three flights of 14 stairs). There are two lifts between the entrance and the Jubilee line platforms (or two escalators)

Changing tube line at Aldgate East – Changing between the District and H&C line is on the same 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

Highgate station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall (or 13 steps up +6x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane exit (16 steps up), or one escalator and three flights of stairs to the Archway Road exit (2x17 steps up +16 steps up), or four flights of stairs to the car park exit (12 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up +13 steps up)

Tube fare between Highgate and West Ham

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 Highgate ⇄ West Ham 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 Highgate ⇄ West Ham 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
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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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares