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Charing Cross ⇄ Wembley Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Charing Cross to Wembley Central is in fare zones 1-4 and it’s a direct train on the Bakerloo tube line

  1. From Charing Cross take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Leave the train at Wembley Central

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

Stations on the route: Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green ➜ Willesden Junction ➜ Harlesden ➜ Stonebridge Park ➜ Wembley Central

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Charing Cross to Wembley Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Charing Cross tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Wembley Central station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

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)

Wembley Central station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (17 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Wembley Central to Charing Cross is in fare zones 1-4 and it’s a direct train on the Bakerloo tube line

  1. From Wembley Central take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Leave the train at Charing Cross

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

Stations on the route: Wembley Central ➜ Stonebridge Park ➜ Harlesden ➜ Willesden Junction ➜ Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Wembley Central to Wembley Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Wembley Central train station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Wembley Central station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps down +17 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 Wembley Central

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-4. The cheapest fare is £3.20 off-peak (£4.40 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 ⇄ Wembley Central 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 1-4 fare £6.70 £4.40 £3.20 £12.30 £12.30
Travelcard prices from Charing Cross ⇄ Wembley Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 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 carCar parks near Charing Cross station