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

The journey from Liverpool Street to Westminster is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Circle tube line

  1. From Liverpool Street take the Circle Line
  2. Leave the train at Westminster

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Liverpool Street to Charing Cross, Liverpool Street to St Jamess Park and Liverpool Street to Waterloo

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Liverpool Street tube 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

The Jubilee line at Westminster station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle and District line only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

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)

Westminster station exit – There’s a lift from the Circle/​District line platforms to the booking hall (or 2x14 steps up), or a lift from the Jubilee eastbound platform (or two escalators), or two lifts from the Jubilee westbound platform (or three escalators). After that there’s another lift to the Bridge Street northside exit (or 16 steps up), or one flight of stairs to the Westminster Pier exit (5 steps down), or three flights to the Parliament Street eastside exit (12 steps up +12 steps up +10 steps down), or four flights to the Parliament Street westside exit (12 steps up +4 steps down +2x12 steps down), or five flights to the Westminster Bridge exit (5 steps up +11 steps up +15 steps up +14 steps down +13 steps down)

The journey from Westminster to Liverpool Street is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Circle tube line

  1. From Westminster take the Circle Line
  2. Leave the train at Liverpool Street

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate ➜ Liverpool Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Westminster to Charing Cross, Westminster to St Jamess Park and Westminster to Waterloo

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Jubilee line at Westminster underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle and District line only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

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

Westminster station entrance – There’s a lift between the Bridge Street northside entrance and the booking hall (or 16 steps down), or one flight of stairs from the Westminster Pier entrance (5 steps up), or three flights from the Parliament Street eastside entrance (10 steps down +12 steps down +12 steps up), or four flights from the Parliament Street westside entrance (2x12 steps down +4 steps up +12 steps up), or five flights from the Westminster Bridge entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down +15 steps down +11 steps up +5 steps up). After that there’s another lift down to the Circle/​District line platforms (or 2x14 steps down), or a lift down to the Jubilee eastbound platform (or two escalators), or two lifts down to the Jubilee westbound platform (or three escalators)

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 Westminster

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 ⇄ Westminster 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Liverpool Street ⇄ Westminster 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
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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 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 minutes

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 bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 2¼ mile journey between Westminster train station and Liverpool Street in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Liverpool Street station and Westminster