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Great Portland St ⇄ Heathrow T4 Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Great Portland Street to Heathrow T4 is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Heathrow T4

Number of tube stops: 25 · Journey time: Approx 69 mins

Stations on the route: Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ South Ealing ➜ Northfields ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Osterley ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Heathrow Terminal 4

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to Heathrow Terminals T2&3 and Great Portland Street to Heathrow Terminal 5

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Heathrow T4 station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Great Portland Street station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (19 steps down +16 steps down +6 steps down), and four flights to the eastbound platform (19 steps down +12 steps down +6 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Heathrow T4 station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (9 steps down +15 steps up)

The journey from Heathrow T4 to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-6 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road and

  1. From Heathrow T4 take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 21 · Journey time: Approx 76 mins

Stations on the route: Heathrow Terminal 4 ➜ Heathrow Terminals 2&3 ➜ Hatton Cross ➜ Hounslow West ➜ Hounslow Central ➜ Hounslow East ➜ Osterley ➜ Boston Manor ➜ Northfields ➜ South Ealing ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Bayswater ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Circle

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Heathrow T4 to Heathrow Terminals T2&3 and Heathrow T4 to Heathrow Terminal 5

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Heathrow T4 underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Heathrow T4 station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (15 steps down +9 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

Great Portland Street station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the exit (6 steps up +16 steps up +19 steps up), and four flights from the eastbound platform (5 steps up +6 steps up +12 steps up +19 steps up)

Tube fare between Great Portland Street and Heathrow T4

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-6. The cheapest fare is £3.60 off-peak (£5.60 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 Great Portland St ⇄ Heathrow T4 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 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60 £5.60 £15.60 £15.60
Travelcard prices from Great Portland St ⇄ Heathrow T4 Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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.

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