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Ealing Broadway ⇄ Russell Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Ealing Broadway to Russell Square is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Ealing Common

  1. From Ealing Broadway take the District Line
  2. Change at Ealing Common to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Russell Square

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Ealing Broadway ➜ Ealing Common [change train] Ealing Common ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn ➜ Russell Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Ealing Broadway to Holborn, Ealing Broadway to Goodge Street and Ealing Broadway to Euston

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The District line at Ealing Broadway station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Russell Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Ealing Broadway station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (9 steps down +12 steps down +11 steps down to the Central line, or 9 steps down +3 steps down +2x11 steps down to District platforms 7&8, or 9 steps down +3 steps down +8 steps down +11 steps down to District platform 9)

Changing tube line at Ealing Common – Changing between the eastbound District and eastbound Piccadilly platforms, or westbound District and westbound Piccadilly platforms, is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs to change between the eastbound District and westbound Piccadilly platforms, or the westbound District and eastbound Piccadilly platforms (9 steps +20 steps)

Russell Square station exit – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another twelve flights of stairs (14 steps up +5 steps up +16 steps up +6x17 steps up +18 steps up +6 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Russell Square to Ealing Broadway is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Central tube lines, changing trains at Holborn

  1. From Russell Square take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Ealing Broadway

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton ➜ North Acton ➜ West Acton ➜ Ealing Broadway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Central

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Russell Square to Holborn, Russell Square to Goodge Street and Russell Square to Euston

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

The District line at Ealing Broadway station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Central and Elizabeth lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Russell Square station entrance – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another twelve flights of stairs (15 steps down +6 steps down +18 steps down +6x17 steps down +16 steps down +5 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Ealing Broadway station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (11 steps up +12 steps up +9 steps up from the Central line, or 2x11 steps up +3 steps up +9 steps up from District platforms 7&8, or 11 steps up +8 steps up +3 steps up +9 steps up from District platform 9)

Tube fare between Ealing Broadway and Russell Square

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 Ealing Broadway ⇄ Russell Square 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Ealing Broadway ⇄ Russell Square 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 tickets 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

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