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Charing Cross ⇄ Ladbroke Grove Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Charing Cross to Ladbroke Grove is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street

  1. From Charing Cross take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Ladbroke Grove

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Westbourne Park ➜ Ladbroke Grove

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and H&C

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Charing Cross to Latimer Road, Charing Cross to Westbourne Park and Charing Cross to White City

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Charing Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Ladbroke Grove 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 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)

Ladbroke Grove station exit – You must use four flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (14 steps down +13 steps down +10 steps down +5 steps down from the eastbound platform, and 7 steps down +19 steps down +10 steps down +5 steps down from the westbound platform)

The journey from Ladbroke Grove to Charing Cross is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street

  1. From Ladbroke Grove take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Charing Cross

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Ladbroke Grove ➜ Westbourne Park ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Ladbroke Grove to Latimer Road, Ladbroke Grove to Westbourne Park and Ladbroke Grove to White City

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Ladbroke Grove train station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Ladbroke Grove station entrance – You must use four flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (5 steps up +10 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up to the eastbound platform, and 5 steps up +10 steps up +19 steps up +7 steps up to the westbound platform)

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)

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 Ladbroke Grove

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 Charing Cross ⇄ Ladbroke Grove 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 Charing Cross ⇄ Ladbroke Grove 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 about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 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 – The 3¾ mile ride between Ladbroke Grove station and Charing Cross in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Charing Cross station