Charing Cross to Russell Square by train

Train route from Charing Cross to Russell Square station

How to get from Charing Cross to Russell Square station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? Yes
How many stops are there? 4

1)  From Charing Cross take the Northern
2)  Change train at Leicester Square to the Piccadilly
3)  Leave the train at Russell Square

Tube route: Charing Cross → Leicester Square change train Leicester Square → Covent Garden → Holborn → Russell Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 18 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Charing Cross station to Russell Square station is roughly 1¼ miles. Here’s an approximate taxi fare for 1¼ miles. The walking distance between the two tube stations is about 23-25 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by train delays on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Charing Cross and Russell Square is affected by a London train strike

Return journey:  Russell Square to Charing Cross station

Note: This journey has been created by a computer program and may not be the fastest possible route. Closures, cancellations and delays on the Charing Cross to Russell Square tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Charing Cross station to Russell Square

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Charing Cross to Russell Square can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

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Charing Cross tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Charing Cross station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Charing Cross train station

Minicab firms near Charing Cross station

Alternative train journey to Russell Square:
Embankment to Russell Square, Leicester Square to Russell Square or Westminster to Russell Square

 

Russell Square tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Russell Square station
 (zone 1)

Car parking near Russell Square train station

Minicab company near Russell Square station

Alternative train route from Charing Cross:
Charing Cross to Holborn, Charing Cross to Goodge Street or Charing Cross to Euston

 
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