Waterloo to Gerrard Street

Gerrard StreetGerrard Street Gerrard Street in London’s Chinatown is filled with red lanterns, dragons and Chinese restaurants. 

Gerrard Street’s nearest station is Leicester Square

1) From Waterloo take the Northern Line
2) Leave the train at Leicester Square
3) Walk 4 mins to Gerrard Street

How many stops? 3   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Waterloo → Embankment → Charing Cross → Leicester Square

Journey time? Approx 5 mins + 4 mins walk to Gerrard Street   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Waterloo to Leicester Square
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 Waterloo to Leicester Square
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

Leicester Square station – from the Northern northbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 steps up), plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road exits (13 and 20 steps up to the east-side, or 11 and 19 steps up to the south-side, or 7 and 24 steps up to the west-side), or two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 and 18 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Gerrard Street by foot – You could walk the one mile in about 19-21 minutes

Gerrard Street 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

Gerrard Street by taxi – A taxi will take 6-13 mins to cover the one mile and will cost approx £6 to £9.60

Minicab to Gerrard Street – Here’s a list of minicabs near Waterloo station

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Note: Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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