The station’s one-way system makes James Street the only exit (and a popular meeting place). It can be slow-going at busy times as there are only lifts to and from the platforms. Leicester Square station is a good alternative, just a few minutes walk away.

Photo shows the station exit on James Street.

Which exit at Covent Garden station?

Covent Garden station exit on James Street Streetsensation!

See plans of these other stations:


Bond Street

Charing Cross (Bakerloo)

Charing Cross (Northern)

Covent Garden

Green Park

Kings Cross / St Pancras


Leicester Square

Marble Arch

Oxford Circus

Piccadilly Circus

Sloane Square

Tottenham Court Road



Piccadilly line

Westbound - Platform 1

Eastbound - Platform 2

Just one line at Covent Garden station

Plan of Covent Garden underground station in London