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List of busiest London Underground stations

The London Underground is a rapid transit system in the United Kingdom that serves London and the neighbouring counties of EssexHertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Its first section opened in 1863.[1]

The system has 270 stations.[1] In 2019, King’s Cross St. Pancras was the busiest station on the network, used by over 88.27 million passengers, while Kensington (Olympia) was the least used, with 109,430 passengers.[2]

This table lists the stations with 31 million users or more entering or exiting in 2018. The total of annual entries and exits for all stations in 2018 was 2.946 billion.

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Rank (2018)StationZone(s)2018[a]20172016201520142013201220112010200920082007200620052004
1King’s Cross St. Pancras1Decrease 89.82Increase 97.92Increase 95.03Increase 93.41Increase 91.98Increase 84.87Increase 80.97Increase 77.11Increase 72.58Decrease 66.15Increase 67.07Increase 66.36Decrease 52.51Decrease 71.5077.56
2Victoria1Increase 84.47Decrease 79.36Increase 83.50Decrease 82.89Increase 86.73Increase 84.58Increase 82.96Increase 82.25Increase 79.93Decrease 77.44Increase 78.41Increase 76.41Increase 72.99Decrease 67.8268.86
3Oxford Circus1Decrease 76.40Increase 84.09Decrease 83.26Decrease 92.36Increase 98.51Increase 85.25Increase 80.55Increase 77.09Increase 70.12Increase 73.97Increase 72.91Increase 72.05Increase 68.44Decrease 63.0664.81
4Waterloo1Decrease 76.54Decrease 91.27Increase 100.36Increase 95.14Increase 91.49Increase 89.40Increase 88.16Increase 84.12Increase 81.57Decrease 75.96Increase 77.20Increase 74.84Increase 72.87Decrease 67.4068.43
5London Bridge1Increase 70.20Decrease 69.05Decrease 70.74Decrease 71.96Increase 74.98Increase 69.88Increase 67.16Increase 65.44Decrease 60.79Increase 61.50Increase 60.55Increase 56.95Increase 50.98Increase 44.9744.36
6Liverpool Street1Decrease 65.03Decrease 67.74Decrease 71.61Decrease 73.26Increase 73.66Increase 67.89Increase 64.23Increase 63.65Increase 62.72Decrease 60.91Increase 64.16Increase 61.32Increase 57.90Decrease 50.6750.81
7Stratford2/3Increase 64.73Decrease 61.99Increase 67.05Increase 61.44Increase 59.31Increase 54.50Increase 50.96Increase 48.57Increase 29.82Decrease 26.99Increase 27.23Increase 25.63Increase 22.44Increase 18.8717.26
8Bank & Monument[b]1Decrease 54.77Decrease 61.80Increase 64.26Increase 57.51Increase 52.31Increase 48.88Decrease 47.75Increase 47.80Increase 43.50Decrease 40.66Increase 42.82Increase 41.88Increase 38.21Increase 34.3033.84
9Paddington[c]1Decrease 44.60Decrease 48.82Decrease 49.48Increase 49.64Decrease 49.28Increase 49.71Decrease 46.33Increase 46.48Increase 44.00Increase 42.03Increase 40.70Decrease 37.24Increase 38.72Decrease 34.2934.44
10Canary Wharf2Decrease 43.62Decrease 50.91Increase 54.79Increase 54.44Increase 51.81Increase 50.05Increase 48.04Increase 46.59Increase 41.53Decrease 39.62Increase 43.51Increase 41.62Increase 38.48Increase 34.2129.89
11Piccadilly Circus1Decrease 39.61Decrease 40.82Decrease 41.29Decrease 42.80Increase 42.93Decrease 41.70Increase 42.36Increase 40.58Increase 39.68Decrease 38.57Increase 38.85Increase 38.09Increase 37.63Decrease 33.7636.39
12Tottenham Court Road[d]1Decrease 38.73Increase 41.33Increase 39.35Decrease 16.25Decrease 36.76Increase 38.06Increase 36.01Decrease 23.99Decrease 34.55Decrease 34.87Decrease 36.57Increase 37.29Increase 32.84Decrease 30.8031.71
13Green Park1Decrease 37.81Decrease 39.34Increase 41.24Decrease 39.55Increase 39.83Increase 35.46Increase 33.99Increase 31.72Increase 29.37Decrease 28.26Decrease 29.62Increase 30.03Increase 28.01Increase 24.8924.88
14Bond Street1Decrease 36.75Decrease 38.80Increase 39.53Increase 37.12Decrease 19.80Increase 39.65Increase 38.07Decrease 36.02Increase 36.87Increase 36.85Decrease 36.41Increase 36.70Increase 32.76Decrease 29.5730.06
15Leicester Square1Decrease 35.07Decrease 36.73Decrease 37.84Increase 43.75Increase 43.31Increase 38.60Decrease 38.51Increase 38.78Increase 36.94Increase 35.56Decrease 33.87Increase 38.69Increase 32.69Decrease 29.5433.18
16South Kensington1Decrease 32.25Increase 33.86Decrease 33.60Decrease 33.87Increase 36.46Increase 32.75Increase 32.50Increase 30.61Increase 29.78Decrease 28.24Increase 28.48Increase 28.25Increase 26.91Decrease 23.9724.12
17Euston1Decrease 31.51Decrease 43.07Increase 43.10Increase 42.16Increase 41.33Increase 38.03Increase 37.53Increase 35.32Increase 33.57Increase 31.12Increase 28.13Increase 25.78Increase 25.67Increase 24.1622.35