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Great Portland St ⇄ North Ealing Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Great Portland Street to North Ealing is in fare zones 1-3 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 North Ealing

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 48 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 ➜ Ealing Common ➜ North Ealing

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 West Acton, Great Portland Street to Ealing Broadway and Great Portland Street to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street station is not wheelchair accessible

North Ealing station is not wheelchair accessible

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

North Ealing station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (12 steps up +11 steps up +9 steps down from the eastbound platform, or 14 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from North Ealing to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road and

  1. From North Ealing 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: 13 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: North Ealing ➜ Ealing Common ➜ 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 North Ealing to West Acton, North Ealing to Ealing Broadway and North Ealing to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

North Ealing underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street station is not wheelchair accessible

North Ealing station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (9 steps up +11 steps down +12 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 14 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

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 North Ealing

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 Great Portland St ⇄ North Ealing 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 Great Portland St ⇄ North Ealing 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 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 fares · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station