Acton Town to Covent Garden by train

1) From Acton Town take the Piccadilly Line
2) Leave the train at Covent Garden

How many stops? 11   Do you have to change? No, it’s a direct train

Stations on the route: Acton Town → Hammersmith → Barons Court → Earl’s Court → Gloucester Road → South Kensington → Knightsbridge → Hyde Park Corner → Green Park → Piccadilly Circus → Leicester Square → Covent Garden

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 25 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 Covent Garden
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 Covent Garden
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 Covent Garden:
Ealing Common to Covent Garden or Chiswick Park to Covent Garden

 

Covent Garden tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Covent Garden station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Covent Garden train station

Alternative train route from Acton Town:
Acton Town to Leicester Square, Acton Town to Charing Cross or Acton Town to Holborn

 

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)

Covent Garden station – from the Piccadilly eastbound platform to the street you’ll have one lift and one flight of stairs (19 steps up), or three flights of stairs (2x19 and 174 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Bus to Covent Garden – 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: Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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