Acton Town to Leicester Square by train

1) From Acton Town take the Piccadilly Line
2) Leave the train at Leicester Square

How many stops? 10   Is it a direct train? 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 → Leicester Square

Journey time? Approx 23 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 Leicester Square
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 £8.20 £8.20 £41.20 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £41.20 £158.30 £1648

Child fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Acton Town to Leicester Square
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 £4.10 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £20.60 £79.20 £824
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘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. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Acton Town tube station

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

Alternative train journey to Leicester Square:
Ealing Common to Leicester Square or Chiswick Park to Leicester Square

 

Leicester Square tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Leicester Square station
 (zone 1)

Parking near Leicester Square train station

Alternative train route from Acton Town:
Acton Town to Charing Cross, Acton Town to Covent Garden or Acton Town to Piccadilly Circus

 

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)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Bus to Leicester Square – 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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