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Hyde Park Corner ⇄ Leicester Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Hyde Park Corner to Leicester Square is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Piccadilly tube line

  1. From Hyde Park Corner take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 5 mins

Stations on the route: Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Hyde Park Corner to Charing Cross, Hyde Park Corner to Covent Garden and Hyde Park Corner to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Hyde Park Corner underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station entrance – The Knightsbridge entrances and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs from the Hyde Park Corner entrances (2x14 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Grosvenor Place entrance (21 steps down +5 steps down). After that you must use an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (3 steps down +7x17 steps down)

Leicester Square station exit – You must an escalator plus a flight of 20 stairs from the platforms to the booking hall. After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 steps up +18 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road eastside exit (13 steps up +10 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road westside exit (11 steps up +13 steps up +7 steps up)

The journey from Leicester Square to Hyde Park Corner is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Piccadilly tube line

  1. From Leicester Square take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Leave the train at Hyde Park Corner

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Leicester Square to Charing Cross, Leicester Square to Covent Garden and Leicester Square to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leicester Square underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance and the booking hall (18 steps down +13 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road eastside entrance (20 steps down +13 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road westside entrance (7 steps down +13 steps down +11 steps down). After that you must an escalator plus a flight of 20 stairs down to the platforms

Hyde Park Corner station exit – You must use an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (7x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Hyde Park Corner exits (2x14 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Grosvenor Place exit (5 steps up +21 steps up), but the Knightsbridge exits are on the level

Tube fare between Hyde Park Corner and Leicester Square

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 Hyde Park Corner ⇄ Leicester Square 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Hyde Park Corner ⇄ Leicester Square 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube 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 on foot – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes to walk

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 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¼ mile journey between Leicester Square station and Hyde Park Corner in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Hyde Park Corner station and Leicester Square