Leicester Square station

Location and maps

Leicester Square train station
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
London Underground map from Transport for London
Address:
Leicester Square Station, Cranbourn Street,
London WC2H 0AP
Leicester Square is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Northern Line

Piccadilly Line

Check for delays on the Northern and Piccadilly lines

Train fares from Leicester Square

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Adult train fares in London
Leicester Square station is in 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 cards, Visitor Oyster cards and contactless cards 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

Journey planner

Find the best route from Leicester Square to another station:

Train journey from Leicester Square station

Plan a journey from Leicester Square to a tourist attraction:

Alternative tube stations that are close to Leicester Square: Charing Cross, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus

How to get there

Buses 1, 6, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 24, 29, 38, 87, 91, 94, 134, 139, 177, 243Car park no Petrol stations and car parks nearby  Taxi rank no Minicab firms nearby  Hotels Hotels nearby

Station facilities

Toilets no Cash (ATM) machine yes Photo booth no Pay phone yes Wi-Fi yes Food / Drink Pubs and restaurants nearby

Note: Facilities should be double-checked before making plans

Lifts and escalators

Street to the Piccadilly westbound: two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road entrances (13 and 20 down from the east-side, or 11 and 19 down from the south-side, or 7 and 24 down from the west-side), or two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance (13 and 18 down), plus one escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platform (20 down)

Street to the Piccadilly eastbound: two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road entrances (13 and 20 down from the east-side, or 11 and 19 down from the south-side, or 7 and 24 down from the west-side), or two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance (13 and 18 down), plus one escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platform (20 down)

Street to the Northern southbound: two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road entrances (13 and 20 down from the east-side, or 11 and 19 down from the south-side, or 7 and 24 down from the west-side), or two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance (13 and 18 down), plus one escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platform (20 down)

Street to the Northern northbound: two flights of stairs from the Charing Cross Road entrances (13 and 20 down from the east-side, or 11 and 19 down from the south-side, or 7 and 24 down from the west-side), or two flights of stairs from the Cranbourn Street entrance (13 and 18 down), plus one escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platform (20 down)

Piccadilly eastbound to the street: one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 up), plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road exits (13 and 20 up to the east-side, or 11 and 19 up to the south-side, or 7 and 24 up to the west-side), or two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 and 18 up)

Piccadilly westbound to the street: one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 up), plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road exits (13 and 20 up to the east-side, or 11 and 19 up to the south-side, or 7 and 24 up to the west-side), or two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 and 18 up)

Northern northbound to the street: one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 up), plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road exits (13 and 20 up to the east-side, or 11 and 19 up to the south-side, or 7 and 24 up to the west-side), or two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 and 18 up)

Northern southbound to the street: one escalator and one flight of stairs up to the ticket hall (20 up), plus two flights of stairs to the Charing Cross Road exits (13 and 20 up to the east-side, or 11 and 19 up to the south-side, or 7 and 24 up to the west-side), or two flights of stairs to the Cranbourn Street exit (13 and 18 up)

Piccadilly eastbound to the Northern southbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 up, or 18 and 20 up)

Piccadilly eastbound to the Northern northbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 up, or 18 and 20 up)

Piccadilly westbound to the Northern southbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 up, or 18 and 20 up)

Piccadilly westbound to the Northern northbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 up, or 18 and 20 up)

Northern northbound to the Piccadilly westbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 down, or 18 and 20 down)

Northern northbound to the Piccadilly eastbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 down, or 18 and 20 down)

Northern southbound to the Piccadilly westbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 down, or 18 and 20 down)

Northern southbound to the Piccadilly eastbound: two flights of stairs (14 and 20 down, or 18 and 20 down)

Ask a question

  •  Guest – “Travelling from Heathrow, what side of the train will the doors open at leicester square? We’ll have luggage and will be travelling in afternoon peak hour.”
  • Admin – “Can’t help you with that i’m afraid, but the carriages are narrow. As long as you stand up in time you wont have problems getting out”

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