Paddington to Old Street by train

Train journey route

1) From Paddington take the Circle Line
2) Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
3) Leave the train at Old Street

How many stops? 7

Do you have to change trains? Yes

Stations on the route: Paddington → Edgware Road → Baker Street → Great Portland Street → Euston Square → King’s Cross St. Pancras change train King’s Cross St. Pancras → Angel → Old Street

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 26 mins

Fare zones: 1

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. You should allow extra time for cancellations and delays

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Adult train fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Paddington to Old Street
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £6.80 £6.80 £34.10 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £34.10 (z1-2) £131 (z1-2) £1364 (z1-2)

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. See London train fares and train fares for children if you want the prices for the other London underground zones

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Child train fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Paddington to Old Street
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.40 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £17.10 (z1-2) £65.70 (z1-2) £684 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £12.70 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Paddington tube station

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

Car parks near Paddington train station

Alternative train journey to Old Street:
Lancaster Gate to Old Street, Edgware Road to Old Street or Bayswater to Old Street

 

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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

Alternative train route from Paddington:
Paddington to Moorgate, Paddington to Shoreditch or Paddington to Angel

 

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Other ways to get from Paddington to Old Street

Walk to Old Street – If you wanted to walk the four miles to Old Street it would probably take you about 75-85 minutes

Bus to Old Street – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Old Street – Four miles will take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £16 to £28

Minicab to Old Street – Here’s a list of minicabs close to Paddington station

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