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Bayswater ⇄ Holborn Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bayswater to Holborn is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Edgware Road and King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Bayswater take the Circle Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Holborn

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Bayswater ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Bayswater to Chancery Lane, Bayswater to Tottenham Court Road and Bayswater to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bayswater underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station is not wheelchair accessible

Bayswater station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (5 steps down +25 steps down). There is no lift

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

Holborn station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (19 steps up from the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps up from the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps up from the Piccadilly northbound platform)

The journey from Holborn to Bayswater is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Holborn take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Bayswater

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Bayswater

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Circle

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Holborn to Chancery Lane, Holborn to Tottenham Court Road and Holborn to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Holborn train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bayswater station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (19 steps down to the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps down to the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps down to the Piccadilly northbound platform)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

Changing tube line at – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Bayswater station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (25 steps up +5 steps up). There is no lift

Tube fare between Bayswater and Holborn

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 Bayswater ⇄ Holborn 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Bayswater ⇄ Holborn 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
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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 to Bayswater is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 minutes

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 · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Holborn station and Bayswater station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Bayswater station and Holborn