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Piccadilly Line Overview

The Piccadilly Line is a line of the London Underground network which crosses the town of London from the north to the west. It connects the Heathrow Airport and the town of Uxbridge in the western part of the Greater London to Cockfosters, in the north, through the city centre of the English capital city. Around 220,000,000 passengers use the Piccadilly line. It serves 53 stations and has a total length of 44 miles. It is the Dark Blue Line on the Tube map.


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Tourist attractions on the Piccadilly Line

  • Trent Park, a beautiful country park with its country house is located in front of Cockfosters tube station.
  • The Emirates Stadium, home ground of Arsenal F.C is accessible from Finsbury Park, Arsenal and Holloway Road.
  • The British Museum, which is the most visited museum of the United Kingdom, dedicated to culture and art, is served by both Russel Square and Holborn stations.
  • Lincoln’s Inn Fields, the biggest and one of the most popular public squares in London, and Sir John Soane’s Museum, dedicated to the work of the famous English neo-classical architect, are located close to Holborn Underground station.
  • Leicester Square, a popular green square famous for hosting events during the Chinese New Year, is accessible from Leicester Square station.
  • Piccadilly Circus, the public square famous for its buildings with giant video and neon advertisements, is served, as its name indicates, by Piccadilly Circus tube station.
  • Green Park, one of the Royal Parks of London, and Buckingham Palace, the London residence of the British Royal Family, are located at walking distance from Green Park station.
  • Hyde Park, another Royal Park of London, stands, as its name suggests close to Hyde Park Corner Underground station.
  • Harrods and Harvey Nichols, the 2 famous department stores are accessible from Knightsbridge tube station.
  • The Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the world’s biggest design museum, the Royal Albert Hall, a beautiful concert hall located in front of Kensington Gardens and the Royal College of Music are served by South Kensington Underground station.
  • Boston Manor, one of the ancient manors of Middlesex, and its park, are situated next to Boston Manor station.


Piccadilly Line stations

  • Cockfosters is the northern terminus station of the Piccadilly Line. Travelcard Zone 5.
  • Oakwood station is located in the area of Oakwood which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 5. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Southgate tube station is located in the suburban area of London which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Arnos Grove tube station is located, as its name indicates, in the area of Arnos Grove. The station building is listed Grade II*. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Bounds Green Underground station is located in the area which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 3-4.
  • Wood Green station is located in the popular residential area of Wood Green, as its name indicates. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Turnpike Lane tube station is located in Haringey, on the street of Turnpike Lane. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Manor House station is located in the district which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 2-3.
  • Finsbury Park is located at walking distance from the Emirates Stadium, home of Arsenal FC. Travelcard Zone 2.
  • Arsenal is the closest Underground station from the Emirates Stadium, which is accessible from there too. Travelcard Zone 2.
  • Holloway Road tube station is located in the district of Holloway. It is also very close to the Emirates Stadium. Travelcard Zone 2.
  • Caledonian Road station also stands in Holloway, on the road which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 2. Wheelchair accessible.
  • King’s Cross St. Pancras station is one of the biggest interchange complexes in London. It is connected to both London King’s Cross and St. Pancras International railway stations. Travelcard Zone 1. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Russell Square Underground station stands in Bloomsbury, on Bernard Street. It is located close to the British Museum. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Holborn tube station is located at the corner of Kingsway and High Holborn in Central London. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Covent Garden station stands at the corner of James Street and Long Acre, in the City of Westminster. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Leicester Square tube station is situated on Charing Cross Road, very close to the pedestrian square of the same name. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Piccadilly Circus station is located under Piccadilly Circus, whoch gives the name to the station and to the line. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Green Park Underground station is located very close to the Royal Park of London which holds the same name. It also serves Buckingham Palace. Travelcard Zone 1. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hyde Park Corner station, as its name indicates, stands at the southeastern corner of Hyde Park. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Knightsbridge is located in the shopping area which gives it its name, where stand both Harrods and Harvey Nichols department stores. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • South Kensington tube station is situated in the district of Kensington. There are many important museums nearby. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Gloucester Road station stands at the corner of Gloucester Road and Cromwell Road, in Kensington. Travelcard Zone 1.
  • Earl’s Court Underground station is located in the district which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 1-2. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Barons Court tube station is located in West Kensington. Travelcard Zone 2.
  • Hammersmith station stands in the district which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 2. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Turnham Green Underground station is situated in the district of Chiswick, West London. Travelcard Zone 2-3.
  • Acton Town station stands in the area of Acton, which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 3. Wheelchair accessible.
  • South Ealing tube station is located in the suburban district of Ealing. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Northfields station is situated in the residential area which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Boston Manor Underground station is located in the area of the Boston Manor, as its name indicates. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Osterley station stands in the suburban area of Osterley, which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Hounslow East is one of the 3 stations on the line located in the town of Hounslow. Travelcard Zone 4. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hounslow Central Underground station is also located in Hounslow. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Hounslow West is the third station situated in the town of Hounslow. Travelcard Zone 5. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Hatton Cross tube station stands in the small residential area of Hatton. Travelcard Zone 5-6.
  • Heathrow Terminal 4 station serves, as its name indicates, the terminal 4 of Heathrow Airport. Travelcard Zone 6. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 serves terminal 2 and 3 of Heathrow Airport. It previously also served terminal 1, now closed. Travelcard Zone 6. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 tube station is the southwestern terminus station of Piccadilly Line. It serves the terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport. Travelcard Zone 6. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Ealing Common station is, as its name indicates, located in the area of Ealing Common. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • North Ealing Underground station is situated in the London Borough of Ealing. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Park Royal tube station stands close to the industrial and business area of Park Royal, which gives its name to the station. Travelcard Zone 3.
  • Alperton station, at its name suggests, is located in the area of Alperton. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • Sudbury Town station is located in the suburban area which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 4. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Sudbury Hill is also located in Sudbury. Travelcard Zone 4.
  • South Harrow tube station is situated in the area which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 5.
  • Rayners Lane Underground station stands in the district of Rayners Lane. Travelcard Zone 5.
  • Eastcote station is located in the suburban area which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 5.
  • Ruislip Manor tube station is situated in the area which shares the same name. Travelcard Zone 6.
  • Ruislip Underground station is located in the town of Ruislip. Travelcard Zone 6.
  • Ickenham station stands in the area which holds the same name. Travelcard Zone 6.
  • Hillingdon tube station is located in the suburban area which gives it its name. Travelcard Zone 6. Wheelchair accessible.
  • Uxbridge station is the western terminus station of the Uxbridge branch of the Piccadilly Line. Travelcard Zone 6. Wheelchair accessible.


The Piccadilly Line serves different important transportation sites

  • Heathrow Airport is served by 3 different tube station on Piccadilly Line. Terminals 2 and 3 are served by the station which holds the same name, terminals 4 and 5 are served by 2 additional stations.
  • London King’s Cross is one of the 2 railway stations served by King’s Cross St. Pancras tube station. You can there a train to the northern part of England, and to Scotland.
  • St Pancras International is the other station connected to King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground station. You can travel there to Paris or Brussels with the Eurostar.


The Piccadilly Line is connected to the following London Underground lines


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Piccadilly Line Timetable

The Piccadilly line runs every day of the week including saturdays, sundays and holidays.

First Service

The first service leaves Cockfosters Underground station at 5:09 from Monday to Saturday, and at 7:00 on Sundays, Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground station at 5:23 from Monday to Saturday, and at 6:07 on Sundays, Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground station at 5:02 from Monday to Saturday, and at 5:46 on Sundays and Uxbridge at 6:20 from Monday to Friday and at 8:43 on Saturdays and Sundays.

Last Service

The last service leaves Cockfosters Underground station at 23:54 from Monday to Saturday, at 23:00 on Sundays, Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground station at 23:42 from Monday to Saturday, and at 23:25 on Sundays, Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground station at 23:35 from Monday to Saturday, and at 22:37 on Sundays and Uxbridge at 23:04 from Monday to Saturday and at 22:04 on Sundays.

You can find the full Piccadilly line timetable on the TFL website.