Stratford to Leicester Square by train

Train route from Stratford to Leicester Square station

How to get from Stratford 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? 9

1)  From Stratford take the Central
2)  Change train at Holborn to the Piccadilly
3)  Leave the train at Leicester Square

Tube route: Stratford → Mile End → Bethnal Green → Liverpool Street → Bank → St. Pauls → Chancery Lane → Holborn change train Holborn → Covent Garden → Leicester Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 32 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is in zones 1-3. You can pay with a pay-as-you-go oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1-3 travelcard or contactless card. Look up the zone 1-3 fare for adults and zone 1-3 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Stratford station to Leicester Square station is roughly 5¾ miles. You may prefer to pay a taxicab fare for 5¾ miles instead

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

Return journey:  Leicester Square to Stratford 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 Stratford 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 Stratford station to Leicester Square

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Stratford to Leicester Square can be found under zones 1-3 (adult) and zones 1-3 (child)

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

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Stratford station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Leicester Square:
Leyton to Leicester Square, Plaistow to Leicester Square or Bromley By Bow 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 Stratford:
Stratford to Charing Cross, Stratford to Covent Garden or Stratford to Piccadilly Circus

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