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Leyton ⇄ Tower Gateway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Leyton to Tower Gateway is in fare zones 1-3

  1. From Leyton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Circle Line
  3. Leave train at Tower Hill and walk 2 mins to Tower Gateway

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Leyton ➜ Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill [walk to] Tower Gateway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leyton to Tower Hill, Leyton to Aldgate and Leyton to Whitechapel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leyton tube station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Leyton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the Leyton High Road entrance and the platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down), but four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps up +14 steps up +14 steps down +13 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

Tower Hill 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 to the Jubilee Walk exit (2x14 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Trinity Square exit (12 steps up +9 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Tower Gateway to Leyton is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District and Central tube lines, changing trains at Mile End

  1. From Tower Hill take the District Line
  2. Change at Mile End to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Leyton

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green ➜ Mile End [change train] Mile End ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Tower Hill to Tower Hill, Tower Hill to Aldgate and Tower Hill to Whitechapel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tower Hill underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Tower Hill 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 (2x14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Mile End – Changing between the Central/​District/​H&C line is on the same platform if the trains are running in the same direction, but you must use stairs if they are running in the opposite direction

Leyton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the Leyton High Road exit (13 steps up +14 steps up), but four flights of stairs to the car park exit (13 steps down +14 steps down +14 steps up +13 steps up)

Tube fare between Leyton and Tower Gateway

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 Leyton ⇄ Tower Gateway 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 Leyton ⇄ Tower Gateway 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 fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card 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 – It’s about 4⅓ miles from Tower Hill to Leyton which is too far to walk

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 citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between Tower Hill train station and Leyton station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Tower Hill station