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

The journey from Leicester Square to Tufnell Park 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 Tufnell Park

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park

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 Archway, Leicester Square to Kentish Town and Leicester Square to Camden Town

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Leicester Square tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Tufnell Park 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

Tufnell Park station exit – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (11 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (14 steps up +4x17 steps up +18 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Tufnell Park to Leicester Square is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern tube lines, changing trains at Camden Town

  1. From Tufnell Park take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Camden Town to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Leicester Square

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town [change train] Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Tufnell Park to Archway, Tufnell Park to Kentish Town and Tufnell Park to Camden Town

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tufnell Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Leicester Square station is not wheelchair accessible

Tufnell Park station entrance – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (16 steps down +18 steps down +4x17 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Camden Town – Changing between northbound services is on the level, but you need to use two flights of 11 steps to change between southbound services

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 Tufnell Park

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 ⇄ Tufnell 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Leicester Square ⇄ Tufnell 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
See our complete list of London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card 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 – They stations are 3¼ miles apart and you could walk the distance in around one hour

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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 3¼ mile taxi journey between Tufnell Park train station and Leicester Square should cost approximately £14.30 to £24.60 and take 14-27 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Leicester Square station