Holborn to Leicester Square by train

Train route from Holborn to Leicester Square station

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

Do you have to change trains? No
How many stops are there? 2

1)  From Holborn take the Piccadilly
2)  Leave the train at Leicester Square

Tube route: Holborn → Covent Garden → Leicester Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 5 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 Holborn station to Leicester Square station is roughly ¾ of a mile. You may prefer to pay a taxi fare instead. The walking distance between the underground stations is about 14-15 minutes

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

Return journey:  Leicester Square to Holborn station

Note: Closures, cancellations and delays on the Holborn to Leicester 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 Holborn station to Leicester Square

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

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Holborn to Leicester Square stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
Pay by contactless

Holborn tube station

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

Car parks near Holborn train station

Minicab firms near Holborn station

Alternative train journey to Leicester Square:
Chancery Lane to Leicester Square, Tottenham Court Road to Leicester Square or Russell Square to Leicester Square

 

Leicester Square tube station

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

Car parking near Leicester Square train station

Minicab company near Leicester Square station

Alternative train route from Holborn:
Holborn to Charing Cross, Holborn to Covent Garden or Holborn to Piccadilly Circus

 
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