There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Old Street by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Paddington to Moorgate station Hammersmith & City / ...

£2 - £3

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Line 205 bus via Paddington Rail Station  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Old Street 205 / ...

£2

4 alternative options

Line 205 bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Shoreditch Fire Station 205 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Old Street 4.4 miles

£13 - £17

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington Station to Old Street 4.4 miles

£11 - £16

Walk  •  1h 25m

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Old Street 4.5 miles

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Old Street is to line 205 bus via Paddington Rail Station which costs £2 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Old Street is to taxi which costs £13 - £17 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington Rail Station station and arriving at Old Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paddington and arriving at Moorgate station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Old Street is 4 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Old Street without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Paddington to Moorgate station takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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London Paddington Station to Old Street bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington Rail Station.

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London Paddington Station to Old Street train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Paddington station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Old Street.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Old Street, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Paddington to Moorgate station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Paddington Rail Station to Old Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington to Moorgate station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to Old Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Shoreditch Fire Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from London Paddington Station to Old Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£11 - £16
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uber.com
Access
£11 - £16
Assist
£12 - £17
UberX
£12 - £17
UberXL
£16 - £22
Exec
£20 - £27
Lux
£29 - £40
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Old Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Old Street bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Old Street station.

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London Paddington Station to Old Street train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Moorgate station.

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There are 5661+ hotels available in Old Street. Prices start at £75 per night.

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