Victoria to Paddington by train

Train route from Victoria to Paddington station

How to get from Victoria to Paddington station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? No
How many stops are there? 7

1)  From Victoria take the Circle
2)  Leave the train at Paddington

Tube route: Victoria → Sloane Square → South Kensington → Gloucester Road → High Street Kensington → Notting Hill Gate → Bayswater → Paddington

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 16 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Victoria station to Paddington station is roughly 2¼ miles. Here’s an approximate taxi fare for 2¼ miles. The walking distance between the underground stations is approximately 42-46 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by line closures and delays. You should also check whether the tube train between Victoria and Paddington is affected by a London Underground strike

Return journey:  Paddington to Victoria station

Note: Closures, cancellations and delays on the Victoria to Paddington tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

Got a question about Victoria to Paddington?

> Talk about Victoria to Paddington in the forum

  •  Guest – “I'm arriving at Gatwick on Tuesday January 19, 2016 -- flight due in at 10:00am -- and going directly to oxford. I’m assuming that the train is best: Gatwick to Victoria to Paddington to oxford. Is that correct?”
  • Admin – “That's definitely what I would do, yes. Gatwick express to Victoria, and then the tube to Paddington. You can get a National Rail train from there to oxford”
  •  Guest – “I am arriving from Heathrow airport going to Victoria station. Is there a direct train or go to Paddington station? Thanks”
  • Admin – “There's no direct train all the way from Heathrow, No. The Piccadilly line will get you closer than Paddington (to south kensington), but you'll still need to get another tube from there”
  •  Guest – “How do I book tickets on tube from Victoria station to Paddington station”
  • Admin – “You can't book single tickets online. You can only get those at the station from a ticket window or a self service machine. If you want to do it online you'll have to get an Oyster card or travelcard. Or you can just use your bank card to tap down at the gate, then you won't need a ticket”

Train fare from Victoria station to Paddington

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Victoria to Paddington can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Victoria to Paddington stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
Pay by contactless
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Victoria tube station

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

Alternative train journey to Paddington:
St Jamess Park to Paddington, Sloane Square to Paddington or Pimlico to Paddington


Paddington tube station

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

Alternative train route from Victoria:
Victoria to Lancaster Gate, Victoria to Edgware Road or Victoria to Bayswater

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