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Ladbroke Grove ⇄ Leicester Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Ladbroke Grove to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Ladbroke Grove take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Ladbroke Grove ➜ Westbourne Park ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Ladbroke Grove to Charing Cross, Ladbroke Grove to Covent Garden and Ladbroke Grove to Piccadilly Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Ladbroke Grove underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Ladbroke Grove station entrance – You must use four flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (5 steps up +10 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up to the eastbound platform, and 5 steps up +10 steps up +19 steps up +7 steps up to the westbound platform)

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

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 Ladbroke Grove is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at Piccadilly Circus and

  1. From Leicester Square take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Piccadilly Circus to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Change at Paddington to the Hammersmith & City Line
  4. Leave the train at Ladbroke Grove

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus [change train] Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Westbourne Park ➜ Ladbroke Grove

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Bakerloo and H&C

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

Ladbroke Grove 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

Changing tube line at Piccadilly Circus – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo/​Piccadilly line platforms (19 steps up +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C platforms

Ladbroke Grove station exit – You must use four flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (14 steps down +13 steps down +10 steps down +5 steps down from the eastbound platform, and 7 steps down +19 steps down +10 steps down +5 steps down from the westbound platform)

Tube fare between Ladbroke Grove and Leicester Square

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Ladbroke Grove ⇄ 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Ladbroke Grove ⇄ 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 – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 – The 3¾ mile ride between Leicester Square station and Ladbroke Grove in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Leicester Square station