Harold Wood to Finchley Central - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Harold Wood

• Take the TfL Rail to Forest Gate Station
• Change at Forest Gate Rail Station
• Take the Walk to Wanstead Park Station
• Change at Wanstead Park Rail Station
• Take the London Overground to Upper Holloway Rail Station
• Change at Upper Holloway Rail Station
• Take the Walk to Archway Station
• Change at Archway Underground Station
• Take the Northern line to Finchley Central
• Change at Finchley Central Underground Station

Arrive at: Finchley Central

Journey time between Harold Wood and Finchley Central averages at 78 minutes


Stations passed through from Harold Wood

  • Gidea Park Rail Station
  • Romford Rail Station
  • Chadwell Heath Rail Station
  • Goodmayes Rail Station
  • Seven Kings Rail Station
  • Ilford Rail Station
  • Manor Park Rail Station
  • Forest Gate Rail Station

Local disruptions

HAROLD WOOD STATION: The ticket office has reduced opening hours to protect customers and staff. Weekdays 06:10-10:10 & 15:00-19:00. Saturday 08:00-16:00. Sunday 09:30-16:00


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Finchley Central to Harold Wood


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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