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Ealing Common ⇄ Swiss Cottage Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Ealing Common to Swiss Cottage is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Green Park

  1. From Ealing Common take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Swiss Cottage

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Ealing Common ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Bond Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Swiss Cottage

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Ealing Common to Finchley Road, Ealing Common to St Johns Wood and Ealing Common to Belsize Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Ealing Common tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Swiss Cottage station is not wheelchair accessible

Ealing Common station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (9 steps down +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Swiss Cottage station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use five flights of stairs (6 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Belsize Road exit (10 steps up), or two flights to the Avenue Road/​Finchley Road exit (2x11 steps up), or three flights to the Finchley Road westside exit (10 steps up +2x9 steps up), or four flights to the Avenue Road eastside exit (3 steps up +5 steps up +16 steps up +5 steps up), or four flights to the Eton Avenue exit (3 steps up +9 steps up +2x13 steps up)

The journey from Swiss Cottage to Ealing Common is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Green Park

  1. From Swiss Cottage take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Ealing Common

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Swiss Cottage ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ Ealing Common

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Swiss Cottage to Finchley Road, Swiss Cottage to St Johns Wood and Swiss Cottage to Belsize Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Swiss Cottage train station is not wheelchair accessible

Ealing Common station is not wheelchair accessible

Swiss Cottage station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Belsize Road entrance and the booking hall (10 steps down), or two flights from the Avenue Road/​Finchley Road entrance (2x11 steps down), or three flights from the Finchley Road westside entrance (2x9 steps down +10 steps down), or four flights from the Avenue Road eastside entrance (5 steps down +16 steps down +5 steps down +3 steps down), or four flights from the Eton Avenue entrance (2x13 steps down +9 steps down +3 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +3x17 steps down +6 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Ealing Common station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Ealing Common and Swiss Cottage

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 Common ⇄ Swiss Cottage 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 Common ⇄ Swiss Cottage 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 on foot – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 5½ miles is too far to walk

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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5½ mile taxi fare between Swiss Cottage train station and Ealing Common will cost you around £28 to £40 and can be done in about 25-38 mins