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Arsenal ⇄ Oxford Circus Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Arsenal to Oxford Circus is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Arsenal take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Oxford Circus

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Arsenal ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Victoria

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Arsenal to Bond Street, Arsenal to Piccadilly Circus and Arsenal to Tottenham Court Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Arsenal station is not wheelchair accessible

Oxford Circus station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (8 steps down +19 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Oxford Circus station exit – There are two escalators from the Bakerloo and Victoria line platforms to the booking hall, and two escalators plus one flight of stairs from the Central line platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (13 steps up +19 steps up to the northwest corner of the junction, or 13 steps up +18 steps up to the northeast corner, or 12 steps up +19 steps up to the southwest and southeast corners, or 9 steps up +13 steps up to the Argyll Street exit, or 22 steps up to the Oxford Street southside exit)

The journey from Oxford Circus to Arsenal is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Oxford Circus take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Arsenal

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road ➜ Arsenal

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Oxford Circus to Bond Street, Oxford Circus to Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus to Tottenham Court Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Oxford Circus train station is not wheelchair accessible

Arsenal station is not wheelchair accessible

Oxford Circus station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (19 steps down +13 steps down from the northwest corner of the junction, or 18 steps down +13 steps down from the northeast corner, or 19 steps down +12 steps down from the southwest and southeast corners). After that there’s another two escalators down to the Bakerloo and Victoria line platforms, or two escalators plus one flight of stairs down to the Central line platforms (20 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Arsenal station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up +8 steps up)

Tube fare between Arsenal and Oxford Circus

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Arsenal ⇄ Oxford Circus 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Arsenal ⇄ Oxford Circus 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 Adult prices 2024, Senior prices 2024, Child prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
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 stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that distance

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 tickets · Pensioner bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Oxford Circus underground station and Arsenal will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Oxford Circus station