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Canada Water ⇄ Leicester Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Canada Water to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo

  1. From Canada Water take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Canada Water to Charing Cross, Canada Water to Covent Garden and Canada Water to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Canada Water station entrance – There’s a lift between the bus station entrance and the booking hall (or three flights of stairs: 2x12 steps down +11 steps down), but you must use three flights of stairs from the Surrey Quays Road entrance (3x12 steps down). After that you can use another lift from the booking hall to the platforms. If you want to avoid this second lift then you can use one escalator down to the London Overground platforms, or two escalators down to the Jubilee line platforms

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

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 Canada Water is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo

  1. From Leicester Square take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Canada Water

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern 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

Canada Water 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

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Canada Water station exit – You can use a lift between the platforms and the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator from the London Overground platforms, or two escalators from the Jubilee line platforms. After that you can use another lift from the booking hall to the bus station exit (or three flights of stairs: 11 steps up +2x12 steps up), but you must use three flights of stairs to the Surrey Quays Road exit (3x12 steps up)

Tube fare between Canada Water 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 Canada Water ⇄ 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 Canada Water ⇄ 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 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 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Leicester Square station and Canada Water will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Canada Water station and Leicester Square