Nearest station to Cleopatra’s Needle

Embankment station

London Underground map from Transport for London
The nearest train station to Cleopatra’s Needle is Embankment
Embankment is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Bakerloo Line

Circle Line

District Line

Northern Line

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Train fares from Embankment

Adult train fares in London
Embankment is in fare zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

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Get to Cleopatra’s Needle from Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:

Train journey to Cleopatra’s Needle

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  •  Guest – “I think if you put it anywhere else it may get dwarfed by a nearby bulding, as its not actually that all, if you take the time to look at it. From its location on the embankment at least you can get a nice view of it from across the river. Although I agree it would be nice if it was moved away from the busy traffic”
  • princerogers – “You cant even make out most of the inscription on it anymore because of all the pollution coming from the cars, you can see that its being eaten away. Pretty soon it will be completely smooth and there wont be any words on it at all”

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> Craig’s review of Cleopatras Needle – “What's the oldest thing in London? No, it's not Prince Philip. It's actually this big block of rock on Victoria Embankment: Cleopatra's Needle. This monument is even older than London itself -- literally. When the Romans built their first bridge across the Thames in 50 AD this block of stone had already been standing outside an Egyptian temple for 1,500 years. And i… continued”

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