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Holborn station - Train Times, Tube Fares & Stairs

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Holborn underground station has 4 platforms. It is in Oyster fare zone 1 and connects with the Central and Piccadilly underground lines

London Underground delays at Holborn station

Next train from Holborn station

Tube line closures on the Central and Piccadilly line

Underground train fares from Holborn

Holborn station is in zone 1 (central London)

Train fares from Holborn station
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
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Zone 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Zone 1-4 fare £6.70 £4.40 £3.20 £12.30 £12.30
Zone 1-5 fare £6.70 £5.10 £3.50 £14.60 £14.60
Zone 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60* £3.60* £15.60 £15.60
Zone 1-7 fare £8.30 £6.40 £4.70 £17 £15.60
Zone 1-8 fare £9.50 £7.80 £4.70 £20.10 £15.60
Zone 1-9 fare £9.80 £7.90 £4.80 £22.30 £15.60
* Tube journeys between zone 1 and Heathrow are always charged at the peak rate
Travelcard prices
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 train tickets, Senior train tickets, Child train tickets, Oyster train fares, Contactless train fares and Travelcard fares
Note: Ticket costs and daily caps 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 off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays 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 train fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Platform stairs, lifts and escalators at Holborn

Holborn tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (19 steps down to the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps down to the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps down to the Piccadilly northbound platform)

Station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (19 steps up from the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps up from the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps up from the Piccadilly northbound platform)

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

Tube journey planner – Timetables, First & Last Train Times

Look up timetables and first and last train times from Holborn to Bank, Charing Cross, Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another train station:

Other underground stations that are close to Holborn include Chancery Lane, Tottenham Court Road and Russell Square underground station

Holborn underground station facilities

Holborn Station, Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AA
0845 330 9873
You can buy train tickets at the self-service machines in the ticket hall
Cash machines:
There are ATMs at the station
Public toilets:
Baby changing room:
Public payphone:
Passport photo booth:
Vending machine:
Waiting room:
Holborn does not have any storage locker facilities
Onsite car park:
No – Car parks near Holborn station
Taxi rank:
Cycle rack:
Bus routes:
1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25, 26, 38, 45, 46, 55, 59, 68, 76, 87, 91, 98, 168, 171, 172, 188, 242, 243, 341, 521, RV1, X68 – Adult bus tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Your comments and questions

CH Is there still a ticket office in Holborn and is it open at the weekends?

Staff Hi CH. They've phased out all the manned ticket windows from underground stations now. The only manned ones left are in the national rail stations. But they've still got the self-service ticket machines, of course

Roey If we are heading to holborn neighborhood, which exit should we use? Is it steps free? Thanks

Staff Hi Roey. You have to use some stairs to the exit. It’s all described in the ‘Platform stairs, lifts and escalators“ section above. it doesnt matter which exit you use because theyre all on the same corner

Lindsay How easy is it to get from the Piccadilly line from Heathrow onto the central line towards Epping with luggage

Staff Hi Lindsay. You’ll have to use two flights of stairs

FR I’m pretty new to London Underground.I’m going to a Tottenham match soon and want to pick up their stadium shuttle at Wood Green.What platform in Holborn is the correct one to get to Wood Green. Thanks a lot

Staff Hi FR. you need the piccadilly eastbound, which is platform 4

Rachael Hi, if I want to change from the west bound central line to the south bound piccadilly line are there stairs?

Staff Hi Rachael. Yes, you’ll have to use stairs when changing platforms

Pedro Rosa At what time does Holborn tube station opens in the morning?

Staff Hi Pedro. If you put your destination into the 'tube journey planner' above then it will tell you the first train time each morning

Sabine Are in Holborn Lockers for suitcases ?

Staff Hi Sabine. No, you have to go to one of the big mainline stations for those. The closest to Holborn is Charing Cross -​transport/​left-luggage-bag-storage.php

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