London Bridge to The City

The CityThe City The City of London is the financial heart of the capital – home to the Bank and London Stock Exchange. 

The nearest station to The City is Bank

1) From London Bridge take the Northern Line
2) Leave the train at Bank
3) Walk 2 mins to The City

How many stops? 1   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: London Bridge → Bank

Journey time? Approx 4 mins + 2 mins walk to The City   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from London Bridge to Bank
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 (z1-2) £134.80 (z1-2) £1404 (z1-2)

Child fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from London Bridge to Bank
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 (z1-2) £67.60 (z1-2) £704 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Look up the London underground prices and child underground prices. Learn how to use Oyster tickets, Visitor Oyster tickets, travelcard tickets and contactless cards.

Bank tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Bank station
 (zone 1)

Car parks close to Bank station

Pubs, restaurants and hotels by Bank station

Alternative journeys from London Bridge:
Monument to The City, Borough to The City or Southwark to The City

 

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

The City by foot – The distance is roughly ¾ of a mile which would take you about 14-15 mins

The City by bus – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus tickets and child bus tickets pages for more details

The City by taxi – A taxi will take 5-12 mins to drive ¾ of a mile to The City, and it will cost approx £6 to £9.60

Minicab to The City – Here’s a list of minicabs near London Bridge station

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> Talk about this journey

> Craig’s review of The City – “I thought I'd just hang around The City today, the so-called "Square Mile". That's the bit inside the old city walls where all the big banks and financial institutions live. If you want to make some new friends then try catching the tube from Waterloo to Bank at half-8 in the morning -- when all the bleary-eyed businessmen and women are bustling off to work.… continued”

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