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Maida Vale ⇄ Oval Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Maida Vale to Oval is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Charing Cross

  1. From Maida Vale take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Charing Cross to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Oval

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross [change train] Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Northern

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Maida Vale to Vauxhall, Maida Vale to Kennington and Maida Vale to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Maida Vale station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station is not wheelchair accessible

Maida Vale station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs and an escalator from the entrance to platforms (19 steps down +7 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another four flights of stairs (4x16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Charing Cross – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Oval station exit – There’s an escalator from the northbound platform to the exit, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the southbound platform (21 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4 steps down +28 steps up +2x26 steps up +20 steps up)

The journey from Oval to Maida Vale is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo

  1. From Oval take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Maida Vale

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale

Alternative routes include Oval to Vauxhall, Oval to Kennington and Oval to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Oval station is not wheelchair accessible

Maida Vale station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the southbound platform (21 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (20 steps down +2x26 steps down +28 steps down +4 steps up)

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Maida Vale station exit – You must use an escalator and two flights of stairs from the platforms to the exit (7 steps up +19 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another four flights of stairs (4x16 steps up)

Tube fare between Maida Vale and Oval

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 Maida Vale ⇄ Oval 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 Maida Vale ⇄ Oval 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 prices 2024, Senior prices 2024, Child 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 tickets · Pensioner bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Oval underground station and Maida Vale should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Maida Vale station