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Bayswater ⇄ Piccadilly Circus Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bayswater to Piccadilly Circus is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Edgware Road and Baker Street

  1. From Bayswater take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Piccadilly Circus

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Bayswater ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Bayswater to Leicester Square, Bayswater to Green Park and Bayswater to Charing Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Bayswater station is not wheelchair accessible

Piccadilly Circus 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 Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Piccadilly Circus station exit – There are two escalators plus a flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up from the Piccadilly platforms, and 20 steps up from the Bakerloo platforms). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (4 steps up +19 steps up to the Piccadilly northside exit, 9 steps up +19 steps up to the Regent Street southside exit, 8 steps up +22 steps up to the Glasshouse Street exit, 2x13 steps up to the Coventry Street exit, and 2x12 steps up to the Lower Regent Street exit)

The journey from Piccadilly Circus to Bayswater is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street and

  1. From Piccadilly Circus take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Bayswater

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Bayswater

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Circle

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Piccadilly Circus to Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus to Green Park and Piccadilly Circus to Charing Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Piccadilly Circus train station is not wheelchair accessible

Bayswater station is not wheelchair accessible

Piccadilly Circus station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrances and the booking hall (19 steps down +4 steps down from the Piccadilly northside entrance, 19 steps down +9 steps down from the Regent Street southside entrance, 22 steps down +8 steps down from the Glasshouse Street entrance, 2x13 steps down from the Coventry Street entrance, and 2x12 steps down from the Lower Regent Street entrance). After that there are two escalators plus another flight of stairs to the platforms (19 steps down to the Piccadilly platforms, and 20 steps down to the Bakerloo platforms)

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

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 Piccadilly Circus

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 ⇄ Piccadilly 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Bayswater ⇄ Piccadilly 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 distance is approximately 2⅓ miles from Piccadilly Circus to Bayswater, which would take 44-49 mins on foot

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 prices · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – Driving 2⅓ miles in a taxi between Piccadilly Circus underground station and Bayswater station will cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take 11-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Bayswater station and Piccadilly Circus