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Embankment ⇄ Park Royal Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Embankment to Park Royal is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road

  1. From Embankment take the District Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Park Royal

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ Ealing Common ➜ North Ealing ➜ Park Royal

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 Embankment to Hanger Lane, Embankment to North Ealing and Embankment to West Acton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

Park Royal station is not wheelchair accessible

Embankment station entrance – The Villiers Street entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 4 stairs from the Victoria Embankment entrance. After that there are two flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (2x15 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 16 steps down +14 steps down to the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps down +19 steps down to the southbound platform, or 6 steps down +20 steps down to the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (6 steps down)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

Park Royal station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x16 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x17 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Park Royal to Embankment is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road

  1. From Park Royal take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Embankment

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: Park Royal ➜ North Ealing ➜ Ealing Common ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Park Royal to Hanger Lane, Park Royal to North Ealing and Park Royal to West Acton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Park Royal train station is not wheelchair accessible

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

Park Royal station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x16 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x17 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

Embankment station exit – There are two flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms to the booking hall (2x15 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 16 steps up +14 steps up from the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps up +19 steps up from the southbound platform, or 6 steps up +20 steps up from the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms (6 steps up). After that there’s another flight of 4 stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit, but the Villiers Street exit is on the level

Tube fare between Embankment and Park Royal

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 Embankment ⇄ Park Royal 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 Embankment ⇄ Park Royal 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
See our complete list of Adult tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 prices · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by carCar parks near Embankment station