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Charing Cross ⇄ Hyde Park Corner Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Charing Cross to Hyde Park Corner is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Piccadilly Circus

  1. From Charing Cross take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Piccadilly Circus to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Hyde Park Corner

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus [change train] Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Charing Cross to Knightsbridge, Charing Cross to Green Park and Charing Cross to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Charing Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station entrance – You must an escalator from the main railway station concourse to the booking hall (or three flights of 12, 12, 11 steps down), or two flights from the Trafalgar Square westside entrance (11 steps down +12 steps down), or three flights from the Trafalgar Square central island entrance (21 steps down +3 steps down +8 steps down), or four flights from the Trafalgar Square northside and eastside entrance (9 steps down +10 steps down +2x8 steps down), or three flights from the William IV Street entrance (16 steps down +13 steps down +14 steps down), or three flights from The Courtyard entrance (2x12 steps down +11 steps down), or two flights from the Strand southside entrance (21 steps down +16 steps down), or two flights from the Strand northside entrance (2x15 steps down), or two flights from the Villiers Street entrance (2x9 steps down). After that there’s an escalator plus one flight of 20 steps to the Bakerloo line platforms, or an escalator plus one flight of 19 steps to the Northern line platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4x17 steps down +8 steps down)

Changing tube line at Piccadilly Circus – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo/​Piccadilly line platforms (19 steps up +20 steps down)

Hyde Park Corner station exit – You must use an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (7x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Hyde Park Corner exits (2x14 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Grosvenor Place exit (5 steps up +21 steps up), but the Knightsbridge exits are on the level

The journey from Hyde Park Corner to Charing Cross is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Piccadilly Circus

  1. From Hyde Park Corner take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Piccadilly Circus to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Charing Cross

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus [change train] Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Hyde Park Corner to Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner to Green Park and Hyde Park Corner to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Hyde Park Corner train station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station entrance – The Knightsbridge entrances and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs from the Hyde Park Corner entrances (2x14 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Grosvenor Place entrance (21 steps down +5 steps down). After that you must use an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (3 steps down +7x17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Piccadilly Circus – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo/​Piccadilly line platforms (19 steps up +20 steps down)

Charing Cross station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of 20 steps from the Bakerloo line platforms and the booking hall, or an escalator plus one flight of 19 steps from the Northern line platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (8 steps up + 4x17 steps up). After that must another escalator to the main railway station concourse exit (or three flights of 12, 12, 11 steps up), or two flights to the Trafalgar Square westside exit (11 steps up +12 steps up), or three flights to the Trafalgar Square central island exit (21 steps up +3 steps up +8 steps up), or four flights to the Trafalgar Square northside and eastside exits (9 steps up +10 steps up +2x8 steps up), or three flights to the William IV Street exit (16 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up), or three flights to The Courtyard exit (2x12 steps up +11 steps up), or two flights to the Strand southside exit (21 steps up +16 steps up), or two flights to the Strand northside exit (2x15 steps up), or two flights to the Villiers Street exit (2x9 steps up)

Tube fare between London Charing Cross and Hyde Park Corner

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 Charing Cross ⇄ Hyde Park Corner 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 Charing Cross ⇄ Hyde Park Corner 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 – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes to walk

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 – A 1¼ mile journey between Hyde Park Corner station and Charing Cross in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Charing Cross station and Hyde Park Corner