Venue Details & Map
Great Portland Street Station
Great Portland StreetLondonW1W 5PP
- +44 20 7222 1234
- Tube Station Facilities
- Circle line
- Hammersmith and City line
- Metropolitan line
I'm a bit biased towards this station because it was the closest to the hotel I was staying at during my time in London.
My wife and I have always felt safe walking to and from this location at all times of the day.
Because it is more of a smaller station, it is not as hectic as some of the bigger stations such as Paddington, Oxford, etc.
My first attempt taking the Tube I was a bit...more
You will never convince me that the announcer woman isn't saying "Great Courtland Street." It's not even close!more
This station services the Circle, Hammersmith/City, and Metro lines. It isn't overly busy and doesn't get a lot of bustle surging through it, so you don't have to worry about getting shoved onto the tracks by crazy commuters.
The main issue with this station is that it sits in the center of a roundabout which is annoying to access. It is inconvenient no matter what side you are coming from,...more
Opened in 1863 as part of the first Underground Railway, Great Portland Street tube station shows some of its history, which isn't to say that it isn't a perfectly modern Tube station. The exposed brick work probably dates back 150 years to the original opening.
A main station on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines, it's busy but typically not a transfer station as all the...more
Actually kind of funky - a round tube station at the centre of a number streets, this is one route into Fitzrovia -just walk south a bit and voilà.
But really - there are 2 exits on pretty much the same side - what's the bounty of being round with exits on one side?
There is a cafe and coffee shop and flower shop right here.
Could do with an ice cream shop for the summer thoughmore