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Leicester Square ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Leicester Square to Pudding Mill Lane is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Stratford

  1. From Leicester Square take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Change at Stratford to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Pudding Mill Lane

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Pudding Mill Lane

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Leicester Square to Stratford, Leicester Square to Bow Church and Leicester Square to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Pudding Mill Lane station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

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 Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Pudding Mill Lane station exit – There’s a lift between the DLR platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x16 steps down)

The journey from Pudding Mill Lane to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Central and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Stratford and

  1. From Pudding Mill Lane take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Stratford to the Central Line
  3. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Pudding Mill Lane ➜ Stratford [change train] Stratford ➜ Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Central and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Pudding Mill Lane to Stratford, Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Church and Pudding Mill Lane to Bow Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Pudding Mill Lane underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Pudding Mill Lane 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 (2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Stratford – You must use an escalator when changing between the DLR and Jubilee lines, but you can use a lift for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line 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)

Tube fare between Leicester Square and Pudding Mill Lane

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 Leicester Square ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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 Leicester Square ⇄ Pudding Mill Lane 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 on foot – The distance from Pudding Mill Lane to Leicester Square is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 taxi – A 5¼ miles taxi journey between Pudding Mill Lane underground station and Leicester Square should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Leicester Square station