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Stepney Green ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Stepney Green to Whitechapel is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Stepney Green take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Whitechapel

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 4 mins

Stations on the route: Stepney Green ➜ Whitechapel

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Stepney Green to Aldgate East and Stepney Green to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Stepney Green tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station is not wheelchair accessible

Stepney Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (9 steps down +15 steps down +20 steps down)

Whitechapel station exit – There are lifts up from the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators from the Elizabeth line

The journey from Whitechapel to Stepney Green is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Whitechapel take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Stepney Green

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 3 mins

Stations on the route: Whitechapel ➜ Stepney Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Whitechapel to Aldgate East, Whitechapel to Stepney Green and Whitechapel to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Whitechapel tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Stepney Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station entrance – There are lifts down to the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators to the Elizabeth line

Stepney Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +15 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Stepney Green and Whitechapel

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 Stepney Green ⇄ Whitechapel 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 2 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Stepney Green ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube fares
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 roughly ¾ of a mile which would take you about 14-15 mins

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 – The ¾-mile taxi journey between Whitechapel train station and Stepney Green will cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 5-12 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Whitechapel station