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Hendon Central ⇄ Piccadilly Circus Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Hendon Central to Piccadilly Circus is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Hendon Central take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Piccadilly Circus

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Hendon Central ➜ Brent Cross ➜ Golders Green ➜ Hampstead ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Hendon Central to Leicester Square, Hendon Central to Green Park and Hendon Central to Charing Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Piccadilly Circus station is not wheelchair accessible

Hendon Central station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (5 steps down +13 steps down)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Piccadilly Circus station exit – There are two escalators plus a flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up from the Piccadilly platforms, and 20 steps up from the Bakerloo platforms). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (4 steps up +19 steps up to the Piccadilly northside exit, 9 steps up +19 steps up to the Regent Street southside exit, 8 steps up +22 steps up to the Glasshouse Street exit, 2x13 steps up to the Coventry Street exit, and 2x12 steps up to the Lower Regent Street exit)

The journey from Piccadilly Circus to Hendon Central is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Piccadilly Circus take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Hendon Central

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead ➜ Golders Green ➜ Brent Cross ➜ Hendon Central

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Northern

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Piccadilly Circus to Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus to Green Park and Piccadilly Circus to Charing Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Piccadilly Circus underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Hendon Central station is not wheelchair accessible

Piccadilly Circus station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrances and the booking hall (19 steps down +4 steps down from the Piccadilly northside entrance, 19 steps down +9 steps down from the Regent Street southside entrance, 22 steps down +8 steps down from the Glasshouse Street entrance, 2x13 steps down from the Coventry Street entrance, and 2x12 steps down from the Lower Regent Street entrance). After that there are two escalators plus another flight of stairs to the platforms (19 steps down to the Piccadilly platforms, and 20 steps down to the Bakerloo platforms)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Hendon Central station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (13 steps down +5 steps up)

Tube fare between Hendon Central and Piccadilly Circus

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 Hendon Central ⇄ Piccadilly Circus 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 Hendon Central ⇄ Piccadilly Circus 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 Piccadilly Circus station