Blackfriars to Aldgate East by train

Train route from Blackfriars to Aldgate East station

How to get from Blackfriars to Aldgate East station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? No
How many stops are there? 5

1)  From Blackfriars take the District
2)  Leave the train at Aldgate East

Tube route: Blackfriars → Mansion House → Cannon Street → Monument → Tower Hill → Aldgate East

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 9 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Blackfriars station to Aldgate East station is about 1⅓ miles. Here’s a rough idea of the taxi fare. The walking distance between the underground stations is roughly 25-27 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by train delays on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Blackfriars and Aldgate East is affected by a London train strike

Return journey:  Aldgate East to Blackfriars station

Note: Closures, cancellations and delays on the Blackfriars to Aldgate East tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Blackfriars station to Aldgate East

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Blackfriars to Aldgate East can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

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Blackfriars tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Blackfriars station
 (zone 1)

Alternative train journey to Aldgate East:
St Pauls to Aldgate East, Temple to Aldgate East or Mansion House to Aldgate East


Aldgate East tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Aldgate East station
 (zone 1)

Alternative train route from Blackfriars:
Blackfriars to Aldgate, Blackfriars to Shoreditch or Blackfriars to Whitechapel

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