Paddington to St Paul's Church

St. Paul’s ChurchSt. Paul’s Church St. Paul’s is known as the actor’s church, due to its location at the heart of Covent Garden. 

The nearest station to St. Paul’s Church is Covent Garden

1) From Paddington take the Circle Line
2) Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
3) Leave the train at Covent Garden
4) Walk 4 mins to St. Paul’s Church

How many stops? 8   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Paddington → Edgware Road → Baker Street → Great Portland Street → Euston Square → King’s Cross St. Pancras change train King’s Cross St. Pancras → Russell Square → Holborn → Covent Garden

Journey time? Approx 27 mins + 4 mins walk to St. Paul’s Church   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Paddington 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 Paddington 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

King’s Cross St. Pancras station – from the Circle/Metropolitan/Hammersmith & City eastbound platform to the Piccadilly westbound platform you’ll have three lifts, or two lifts and one escalator, or two lifts and one flight of stairs (26 steps down), or one lift one escalator and one flight of stairs (26 steps down), or two escalators and one flight of stairs (26 steps down)

Covent Garden station – from the Piccadilly westbound 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

St. Paul’s Church by foot – The distance is about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 minutes

St. Paul’s Church 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

St. Paul’s Church by taxi – A taxi will take 11-22 mins to cover 2¼ miles, and will cost approx £9.20 to £15

Minicab to St. Paul’s Church – Here’s a list of minicab companies near Paddington station

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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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