Acton Town to Charing Cross by train

1) From Acton Town take the Piccadilly Line
2) Change at Piccadilly Circus to the Bakerloo Line
3) Leave the train at Charing Cross

How many stops? 10   Do you have to change? Yes

Stations on the route: Acton Town → Hammersmith → Barons Court → Earl’s Court → Gloucester Road → South Kensington → Knightsbridge → Hyde Park Corner → Green Park → Piccadilly Circus change train Piccadilly Circus → Charing Cross

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 34 mins

Fare zones: 1, 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Acton Town to Charing Cross
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 £3.30 £2.80 £8 £8 £40 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £40 £153.60 £1600

Child fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Acton Town to Charing Cross
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 £4 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £20 £76.80 £800
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

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. Read more about London train fares and child train fares. Learn how to use Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards, travelcards and contactless cards.

Acton Town tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Acton Town station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Charing Cross:
Ealing Common to Charing Cross or Chiswick Park to Charing Cross

 

Charing Cross tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Charing Cross station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Charing Cross train station

Alternative train route from Acton Town:
Acton Town to Embankment, Acton Town to Leicester Square or Acton Town to Westminster

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Acton Town station – from the street to the Piccadilly eastbound platform you’ll have one lift, or one flight of stairs (28 steps down)

Charing Cross station – from the Bakerloo southbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 steps up), plus one flight of stairs to the Villiers Street exit (18 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Duncannon Street and Strand north exit (30 steps up), two flights of stairs to the Strand south exit (16 and 21 steps up), one flight of stairs tothe Trafalgar Square exit near The Mall (23 steps up), two flights of stairs to the Trafalgar exit near Duncannon Street (8 and 21 steps up), two flights of stairs to the Trafalgar Square exit on the central island (8 and 24 steps up), two flights of stairs to the Trafalgar Square north exit (8 and 19 steps up), three flights of stairs to the William IV Street exit (13, 14 and 16 steps up), or one escalator or two flights of stairs to the exit inside the National Rail station (14 and 27 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Bus to Charing Cross – 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

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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