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

The journey from Maida Vale to Paddington is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Bakerloo tube line

  1. From Maida Vale take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Leave the train at Paddington

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 5 mins

Stations on the route: Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Maida Vale to Lancaster Gate, Maida Vale to Edgware Road and Maida Vale to Bayswater

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Maida Vale station is not wheelchair accessible

The Elizabeth line at Paddington station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo, Circle (coming from Hammersmith) and Hammersmith & City lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Circle (heading towards Edgware Road) and District lines are 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)

Paddington station exit – There’s an escalator between the Bakerloo line platforms and the exit (or four flights of 18 stairs). There’s a lift between the eastbound Circle/​District platforms heading towards Edgware Road and the exit, and the Circle/H&C platforms heading to/from Hammersmith and the exit

The journey from Paddington to Maida Vale is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Bakerloo tube line

  1. From Paddington take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Leave the train at Maida Vale

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 5 mins

Stations on the route: Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Paddington to Lancaster Gate, Paddington to Edgware Road and Paddington to Bayswater

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Paddington station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo, Circle (coming from Hammersmith) and Hammersmith & City lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Circle (heading towards Edgware Road) and District lines are not wheelchair accessible

Maida Vale station is not wheelchair accessible

Paddington station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the Bakerloo line platforms (or four flights of 18 stairs). There’s a lift between the entrance and the eastbound Circle/​District platforms heading towards Edgware Road (via the National Rail concourse), and the Circle/​H&C platforms heading to/​from Hammersmith (or three flights of 10, 5 and 16 stairs)

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 Paddington

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 ⇄ Paddington 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 ⇄ Paddington 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 – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes 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 1¼ mile journey between Paddington underground station and Maida Vale in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Maida Vale station and Paddington