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Hyde Park Corner ⇄ St James’s Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Hyde Park Corner to St James's Park is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Circle tube lines, changing trains at South Kensington

  1. From Hyde Park Corner take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at South Kensington to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at St. James’s Park

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington [change train] South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park

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 Hyde Park Corner to Victoria, Hyde Park Corner to Westminster and Hyde Park Corner to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Hyde Park Corner tube station is not wheelchair accessible

St. James’s Park 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)

Changing tube line at South Kensington – Changing between the Circle and District lines is on the same platform, but you must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District lines and Piccadilly line

St. James’s Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the Palmer Street exit (15 steps up +16 steps up, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs to the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France exits (16 steps up +17 steps up, or 14 steps up +7 steps up +9 steps up). There is no lift

The journey from St James's Park to Hyde Park Corner is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at South Kensington

  1. From St. James’s Park take the Circle Line
  2. Change at South Kensington to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Hyde Park Corner

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington [change train] South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include St. James’s Park to Victoria, St. James’s Park to Westminster and St. James’s Park to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

St. James’s Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station is not wheelchair accessible

St. James’s Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Palmer Street entrance to the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs from the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France entrances (17 steps down +16 steps down, or 9 steps down +7 steps down +14 steps down). There is no lift

Changing tube line at South Kensington – Changing between the Circle and District lines is on the same platform, but you must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District lines and Piccadilly line

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 St James's Park

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 ⇄ St James’s Park 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 ⇄ St James’s Park 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
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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.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – You could walk the one mile distance in about 19-21 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The one mile taxi journey between St. James’s Park train station and Hyde Park Corner will cost approximately £7 to £12 and will take 6-13 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Hyde Park Corner station and St. James’s Park