Earl's Court to London Transport Museum

London Transport MuseumLondon Transport Museum The London Transport Museum has everything from Tube-train simulators to horse-drawn carriages. 

London Transport Museum’s nearest station is Covent Garden

1) From Earl’s Court take the Piccadilly Line
2) Leave the train at Covent Garden
3) Walk 4 mins to London Transport Museum

How many stops? 8   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Earl’s Court → Gloucester Road → South Kensington → Knightsbridge → Hyde Park Corner → Green Park → Piccadilly Circus → Leicester Square → Covent Garden

Journey time? Approx 13 mins + 4 mins walk to London Transport Museum   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Earl’s Court to Covent Garden
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 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 (z1-2) £134.80 (z1-2) £1404 (z1-2)

Child fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Earl’s Court to Covent Garden
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 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 (z1-2) £67.60 (z1-2) £704 (z1-2)
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: For Oyster and contactless ‘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. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Look up the London underground prices and child underground prices. Learn how to use Oyster tickets, Visitor Oyster tickets, travelcard tickets and contactless cards.

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Earl’s Court station – from the street to the District/‍Piccadilly eastbound platform you’ll have to walk down a ramp or one flight of 8 stairs, plus one lift or one flight of 27 stairs from the Earl’s Court Road entrance, or one lift or one flight of 23 stairs from the Warwick Road entrance

Covent Garden station – from the Piccadilly eastbound platform to the street you’ll have one lift and one flight of stairs (19 steps up), or three flights of stairs (2x19 and 174 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Transport Museum by foot – The stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that far

Transport Museum by bus – 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 tickets and child bus tickets pages for more details

Transport Museum by taxi – A black taxi cab can drive the 3½ miles from Earl’s Court to Transport Museum in about 15-28 mins, and will charge you £16 to £28

Minicab to Transport Museum – Here’s a list of minicabs close to Earl’s Court station

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