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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Train

  1. Take the train from Paddington Station to Tottenham Court Road

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Piccadilly Circus

Subway

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Piccadilly Circus station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue

Walk

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue

London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue by train and walk

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Shaftesbury Avenue is around 11 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. Operated by Elizabeth Line, the London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue service departs from Paddington Station and arrives in Shaftesbury Avenue. Typically 1218 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

1218 Weekly Services
11 min Average Duration
£1 Cheapest Price
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London Paddington Station → Shaftesbury Avenue
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue is to bus which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue is to taxi which costs £9 - £11 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice and arriving at Piccadilly Circus. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paddington Station station and arriving at Tottenham Court Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Shaftesbury Avenue is 2 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The train from Paddington Station to Tottenham Court Road takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice station.

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London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue train services, operated by Elizabeth Line, depart from Paddington Station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue is to train which takes 11 min and costs £1 - £3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Shaftesbury Avenue, England?

Elizabeth Line operates a train from Paddington Station to Tottenham Court Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Piccadilly Circus hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Paddington Station to Tottenham Court Road
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£1 - £3
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£1 - £2
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 station to Piccadilly Circus station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 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, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Piccadilly Circus
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
MinicabRide Limited
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
minicabride.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
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.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Piccadilly Circus station.

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London Paddington Station to Shaftesbury Avenue train services, operated by Elizabeth Line, arrive at Tottenham Court Road station.

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