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Leicester Square ⇄ Mornington Crescent Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Leicester Square to Mornington Crescent is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Leicester Square take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Mornington Crescent

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 10 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Leicester Square to Camden Town, Leicester Square to Euston and Leicester Square to Euston Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Mornington Crescent 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

Mornington Crescent station exit – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another four flights of stairs (15 steps up +17 steps up +16 steps up +18 steps up)

The journey from Mornington Crescent to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Mornington Crescent take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 8 mins

Stations on the route: Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Mornington Crescent to Camden Town, Mornington Crescent to Euston and Mornington Crescent to Euston Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Mornington Crescent underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Mornington Crescent station entrance – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another four flights of stairs (18 steps down +16 steps down +17 steps down +15 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)

Tube fare between Leicester Square and Mornington Crescent

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 Leicester Square ⇄ Mornington Crescent 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 Leicester Square ⇄ Mornington Crescent 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 prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Mornington Crescent underground station and Leicester Square in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Leicester Square station and Mornington Crescent