Rotherhithe to Leicester Square by train

Train route from Rotherhithe to Leicester Square station

How to get from Rotherhithe 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 Rotherhithe take the Overground
2)  Change train at Canada Water to the Jubilee
3)  Change train at Green Park to the Piccadilly
4)  Leave the train at Leicester Square

Tube route: Rotherhithe → Canada Water change train Canada Water → Bermondsey → London Bridge → Southwark → Waterloo → Westminster → Green Park change train Green Park → Piccadilly Circus → Leicester Square

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 38 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is in zones 1 and 2. You can pay by PAYG oyster, with a visitor oyster card, zone 1-2 travelcard or contactless card. Look up the zone 1-2 fare for adults and zone 1-2 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Rotherhithe station to Leicester Square station is about 3⅓ miles. Here’s a rough idea of the taxicab fare for 3⅓ miles. It’s too far to walk on foot. It would probably take you 63-70 minutes to walk that distance

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by engineering works on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Rotherhithe and Leicester Square is affected by an Underground train strike

Return journey:  Leicester Square to Rotherhithe 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 Rotherhithe 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 Rotherhithe station to Leicester Square

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Rotherhithe to Leicester Square can be found under zones 1-2 (adult) and zones 1-2 (child)

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Rotherhithe tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Rotherhithe station
 (zone 2)

Leicester Square tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Leicester Square station
 (zone 1)

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

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