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Brent Cross ⇄ Heathrow T2&3 Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brent Cross to Heathrow T2&3 is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Brent Cross take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Heathrow T2&3

Number of tube stops: 31 · Journey time: Approx 81 mins

Stations on the route: Brent Cross ➜ Golders Green ➜ Hampstead ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ South Ealing ➜ Northfields ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Osterley ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Heathrow Terminal 4 ➜ Heathrow Terminals 2&3

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Brent Cross to Heathrow Terminal 4 and Brent Cross to Heathrow Terminal 5

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brent Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Heathrow T2&3 station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Brent Cross station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (6 steps up +7 steps up +18 steps up)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Heathrow T2&3 station exit – There’s a lift or an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. After that there’s another lift (or escalator, or four flights of 4, 11, 11, 9 steps up) to the bus station exit. Or there’s an escalator (or two flights of 15, 14 steps up) plus a long walk and a travelator to Terminal 2. Or there’s a ramp (or two flights of 11, 11 steps up) plus a long walk and 3x travelators to Terminal 3 Arrivals. Or there’s a ramp plus 2xtravelators to Terminal 3 Departures

The journey from Heathrow T2&3 to Brent Cross is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Heathrow T2&3 take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Brent Cross

Number of tube stops: 30 · Journey time: Approx 78 mins

Stations on the route: Heathrow Terminals 2&3 ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Osterley ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Northfields ➜ South Ealing ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead ➜ Golders Green ➜ Brent Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Northern

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Heathrow T2&3 to Heathrow Terminal 4 and Heathrow T2&3 to Heathrow Terminal 5

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Heathrow T2&3 train station is not wheelchair accessible

Brent Cross station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Heathrow T2&3 station entrance – There’s a lift (or escalator, or four flights of 9, 11, 11, 4 steps down) from the bus station to the booking hall. There’s an escalator (or two flights of 14, 15 steps down) plus a long walk and a travelator from Terminal 2 to the booking hall. There’s a ramp (or two flights of 11, 11 steps down) plus a long walk and 3x travelators between Terminal 3 Arrivals and the booking hall. There’s a ramp plus 2xtravelators between Terminal 3 Departures and the booking hall. After that there’s another lift or an escalator down to the platforms

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Brent Cross station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (18 steps down +7 steps down +6 steps down)

Tube fare between Brent Cross and Heathrow T2&3

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-6. The cheapest fare is £3.60 off-peak (£5.60 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 Brent Cross ⇄ Heathrow T2&3 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 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60 £5.60 £15.60 £15.60
Travelcard prices from Brent Cross ⇄ Heathrow T2&3 Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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.