Old Street to Leicester Square by train

Train route from Old Street to Leicester Square station

How to get from Old Street 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? Yes
How many stops are there? 6

1)  From Old Street take the Northern
2)  Change train at Kings Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly
3)  Leave the train at Leicester Square

Tube route: Old Street → Angel → Kings Cross St. Pancras change train Kings Cross St. Pancras → Russell Square → Holborn → Covent Garden → Leicester Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 23 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 Old Street station to Leicester Square station is roughly 2¼ miles. Here’s an approximate taxi fare for 2¼ miles. The walking distance between the underground stations is approximately 42-46 minutes

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

Return journey:  Leicester Square to Old Street 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 Old Street 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 Old Street station to Leicester Square

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

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Old Street to Leicester Square stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Old Street tube station

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

Car parks near Old Street train station

Minicab firms near Old Street station

Alternative train journey to Leicester Square:
Moorgate to Leicester Square, Shoreditch to Leicester Square or Angel 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 Old Street:
Old Street to Charing Cross, Old Street to Covent Garden or Old Street to Piccadilly Circus

 
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