Leicester Square to Russell Square by train

Train route from Leicester Square to Russell Square station

How to get from Leicester Square 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? No
How many stops are there? 3

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

Tube route: Leicester Square → Covent Garden → Holborn → Russell Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 7 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 Leicester Square station to Russell Square station is about one mile. Here’s an approximate taxicab fare. The walking distance between the two tube stations is 19-21 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 Leicester Square and Russell Square is affected by a London tube strike

Return journey:  Russell Square to Leicester Square station

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

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

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

Leicester Square tube station

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

Car parks near Leicester Square train station

Minicab firms near Leicester Square station

Alternative train journey to Russell Square:
Charing Cross to Russell Square, Covent Garden to Russell Square or Piccadilly Circus 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 Leicester Square:
Leicester Square to Holborn, Leicester Square to Goodge Street or Leicester Square to Euston

 
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