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Liverpool Street ⇄ Parsons Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Liverpool Street to Parsons Green is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central, Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and Earl’s Court

  1. From Liverpool Street take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Parsons Green

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Brompton ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ Parsons Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Liverpool Street to Fulham Broadway and Liverpool Street to Putney Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Liverpool Street station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The London Overground only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines are not wheelchair accessible

Parsons Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Liverpool Street station entrance – The entrance on Old Broad Street to the booking hall is on the level, but you must use a lift (or 10 steps) from the Blomfield Street/Eldon Street entrance, or a lift (or an escalator and 10 steps) from the Liverpool Street northside entrance, or two flights of stairs from the Liverpool Street southside entrance (4 steps down +14 steps down), or a lift plus three flights of stairs from the Bishopsgate eastside entrance (2x16 steps down +7 steps up), or two lifts plus an escalator from the Bishopsgate westside entrance. After that you need to use another escalator from the booking hall to the Central line platforms, or one flight of stairs to the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan eastbound platform (3 steps down), or six flights of stairs to the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan westbound platform (2x7 steps up +10 steps up +10 steps down +2x8 steps down)

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

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

Parsons Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the northbound platform and the exit (21 steps down +15 steps down +6 steps down), and three flights of stairs from the southbound platform (14 steps down +11 steps down +16 steps down)

The journey from Parsons Green to Liverpool Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Circle tube lines, changing trains at High Street Kensington and

  1. From Parsons Green take the District Line
  2. Change at High Street Kensington to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Liverpool Street

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Parsons Green ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ West Brompton ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ High Street Kensington [change train] High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Bayswater ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Circle

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Parsons Green to Fulham Broadway and Parsons Green to Putney Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Parsons Green underground station is not wheelchair accessible

The Elizabeth line at Liverpool Street station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The London Overground only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines are not wheelchair accessible

Parsons Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the northbound platform (6 steps up +15 steps up +21 steps up), and three flights of stairs to the southbound platform (16 steps up +11 steps up +14 steps up)

Changing tube line at High Street Kensington – Changing between the Circle westbound towards Sloane Square and District westbound towards Earl’s Court is on the level. Changing between the Circle eastbound and District eastbound towards Edgware Road is also on the level. For all other changes you must use two flights of stairs (16 steps up +15 steps down)

Liverpool Street station exit – You need to use an escalator from the Central line platforms to the booking hall, or one flight of stairs from the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan eastbound platform (3 steps up), or six flights of stairs from the Circle/​H&C/​Metropolitan westbound platform (2x8 steps down +10 steps down +10 steps up +2x7 steps up). Once you’re inside the booking hall you need to use a lift (or 10 steps) to get to the Blomfield Street/Eldon Street exit, or a lift (or an escalator and 10 steps) to the Liverpool Street northside exit, or two flights of stairs to the Liverpool Street southside exit (14 steps up +4 steps up), or a lift plus three flights of stairs to the Bishopsgate eastside exit (7 steps up +2x16 steps down), or two lifts plus an escalator to the Bishopsgate westside exit. But getting to the Old Broad Street exit is on the level.

Tube fare between London Liverpool Street and Parsons Green

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 Liverpool Street ⇄ Parsons Green 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 Liverpool Street ⇄ Parsons Green 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 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 – It’s around six miles to Liverpool Street, which is too far to walk

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 six mile taxi ride between Parsons Green underground station and Liverpool Street station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Liverpool Street station