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Goodge Street ⇄ Oval Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Goodge Street to Oval is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Goodge Street take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Oval

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 14 mins

Stations on the route: Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval

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First and last train times on the Northern line

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Alternative routes include Goodge Street to Vauxhall, Goodge Street to Kennington and Goodge Street to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Goodge Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station is not wheelchair accessible

Goodge Street 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 ten flights of stairs (9 steps down +8 steps down +7x17 steps down +10 steps down)

Oval station exit – There’s an escalator from the northbound platform to the exit, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the southbound platform (21 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4 steps down +28 steps up +2x26 steps up +20 steps up)

The journey from Oval to Goodge Street is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Oval take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Goodge Street

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 13 mins

Stations on the route: Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street

Alternative routes include Oval to Vauxhall, Oval to Kennington and Oval to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Oval underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Goodge Street station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the southbound platform (21 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (20 steps down +2x26 steps down +28 steps down +4 steps up)

Goodge Street 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 ten flights of stairs (10 steps up +7x17 steps up +8 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Goodge Street and Oval

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 Goodge Street ⇄ Oval 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 Goodge Street ⇄ Oval 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
See our complete list of Adult prices 2024, Senior prices 2024, Child prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 on foot – The distance to Goodge Street is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 minutes

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 · Pensioner bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Oval underground station and Goodge Street station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Goodge Street station