Leyton to Charing Cross by train

1) From Leyton take the Central Line
2) Change at Tottenham Court Road to the Northern Line
3) Leave the train at Charing Cross

How many stops? 11   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Leyton → Stratford → Mile End → Bethnal Green → Liverpool Street → Bank → St. Paul’s → Chancery Lane → Holborn → Tottenham Court Road change train Tottenham Court Road → Leicester Square → Charing Cross

Journey time? Approx 36 mins   Fare zones? 1, 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Leyton 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 £8.20 £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 Leyton 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 £4.10 £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.

Leyton tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Leyton station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Charing Cross:
Leytonstone to Charing Cross or Stratford to Charing Cross

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Leyton station – from the street to the Central westbound platform you’ll have one flight of stairs (27 steps down)

Charing Cross station – from the Northern southbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (19 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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