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

The journey from Charing Cross to Westbourne Park 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 Westbourne Park

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 26 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

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 Ladbroke Grove, Charing Cross to Royal Oak and Charing Cross to Kilburn Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Charing Cross tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Westbourne Park 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)

Westbourne Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +17 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 18 steps up +16 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Westbourne Park 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 Westbourne Park 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: 8 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: 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 Westbourne Park to Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Park to Royal Oak and Westbourne Park to Kilburn Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Westbourne Park train station is not wheelchair accessible

Charing Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Westbourne Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (17 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 16 steps down +18 steps steps down 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 Westbourne Park

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 ⇄ Westbourne Park 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 ⇄ Westbourne Park 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 – 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Westbourne Park train station and Charing Cross will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Charing Cross station