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Caledonian Road ⇄ Leicester Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Caledonian Road to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Piccadilly tube line

  1. From Caledonian Road take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 12 mins

Stations on the route: Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Caledonian Road to Charing Cross, Caledonian Road to Covent Garden and Caledonian Road to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Caledonian Road underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Caledonian Road station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (9 steps down +10 steps down +13 steps down +6x17 steps down)

Leicester Square station exit – You must an escalator plus a flight of 20 stairs from the platforms to the booking hall. After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 steps up +18 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road eastside exit (13 steps up +10 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road westside exit (11 steps up +13 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Leicester Square to Caledonian Road is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Piccadilly tube line

  1. From Leicester Square take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Leave the train at Caledonian Road

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 12 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Leicester Square to Charing Cross, Leicester Square to Covent Garden and Leicester Square to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Caledonian Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance and the booking hall (18 steps down +13 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road eastside entrance (20 steps down +13 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road westside entrance (7 steps down +13 steps down +11 steps down). After that you must an escalator plus a flight of 20 stairs down to the platforms

Caledonian Road station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (6x17 steps up +13 steps up +10 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Caledonian Road and Leicester Square

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 Caledonian Road ⇄ Leicester Square 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 Caledonian Road ⇄ Leicester Square 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 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 roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 minutes 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 tickets 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 2¾ mile ride between Leicester Square station and Caledonian Road in a black cab should cost you about £14.30 to £24.60 and take anything from 12 to 24 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Leicester Square station