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Leytonstone ⇄ Walthamstow Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Leytonstone to Walthamstow Central is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus

  1. From Leytonstone take the Central Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Walthamstow Central

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 58 mins

Stations on the route: Leytonstone ➜ Leyton ➜ Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Blackhorse Road ➜ Walthamstow Central

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Victoria

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Leytonstone to Blackhorse Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leytonstone tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Walthamstow Central station is not wheelchair accessible

Leytonstone station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x15 steps up)

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

Walthamstow Central station exit – There’s an escalator plus two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (10 steps up +20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (13 steps +3x17 steps +3 steps). After that there’s another four flights of stairs to the Priory Avenue/​car park exits (20 steps up +10 steps up +10 steps down +20 steps down), but the Selborne Road exit is on the level

The journey from Walthamstow Central to Leytonstone is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Central tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus

  1. From Walthamstow Central take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Leytonstone

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 58 mins

Stations on the route: Walthamstow Central ➜ Blackhorse Road ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford ➜ Leyton ➜ Leytonstone

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Central

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Walthamstow Central to Blackhorse Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Walthamstow Central underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leytonstone station is not wheelchair accessible

Walthamstow Central station entrance – The Selborne Road entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use four flights of stairs from the Priory Avenue/​car park entrances (20 steps down +10 steps down +10 steps up +20 steps up). After that there’s an escalator plus two flights of stairs to the platforms (20 steps down +10 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps +3x17 steps +13 steps)

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

Leytonstone station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x15 steps down)

Tube fare between Leytonstone and Walthamstow Central

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 Leytonstone ⇄ Walthamstow Central 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 Leytonstone ⇄ Walthamstow Central 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 on foot – The distance is approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins on foot

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

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Walthamstow Central train station and Leytonstone in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic