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Charing Cross ⇄ Warren Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Charing Cross to Warren Street is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Charing Cross take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Warren Street

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 7 mins

Stations on the route: Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Charing Cross to Great Portland Street, Charing Cross to Euston Square and Charing Cross to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Charing Cross tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Warren Street 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)

Warren Street station exit – You must use two escalators between the platforms and the exit, or seven flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalators from the Victoria line (3 steps up +16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up), or five flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalators from the Northern line (20 steps up +4 steps up +2x17 steps up +3 steps up)

The journey from Warren Street to Charing Cross is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Warren Street take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Charing Cross

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Warren Street to Great Portland Street, Warren Street to Euston Square and Warren Street to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Warren Street train station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Warren Street station entrance – You must use two escalators between the entrance and the platforms, or seven flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalators to the Victoria line (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down +3 steps down), or five flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalators to the Northern line (3 steps down +2x17 steps down +4 steps down +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 Warren Street

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 ⇄ Warren Street 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 ⇄ Warren Street 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 – You could walk the 1⅓ mile distance from Warren Street to Charing Cross in 25-27 mins

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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – Taking a 1⅓ mile taxi journey between Warren Street train station and Charing Cross station will cost between £10.60 and £18.20 and take 7-16 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Charing Cross station and Warren Street