Holborn Tube Station

 
 
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88-94 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA 
 
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Holborn Tube Station is a busy hub between the City and the West End where the Central Line and the Piccadilly Line intersect. There are also regular buses that stop outside the station and run down Kingsway towards Waterloo station, or in the opposite direction, to Kings Cross. Holborn tube often overcrowds during rush hour, resulting in the staff resorting to close the entrance during periods of heavy congestion (which usually coincides with periods of heavy rainfall). Covent Garden and Soho are both short walks from Holborn.

 

Holborn Tube Station events

 
Inmidtown Free Guided WalksInmidtown Free Guided WalksInmidtown Free Guided WalksSpend your lunch-break doing something a little different with a free 45-minute guided walk of the Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles area. Led by Aly Mir, a professional guide and history graduate whose knowledge of the area is unparalleled, these educational and entertaining walks take place most days (including weekends) and set off at 1pm outside 1st January Where:
Holborn Tube, 88-94  Kingsway      WC2B 6AA
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Free Event 
Inmidtown Free Guided Walks
event > Tours > Guided Tours - Sightseeing - Guided Walks | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Every day 1pm
VENUE  Holborn Tube 
Spend your lunch-break doing something a little different with a free 45-minute guided walk of the Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles area. Led by Aly Mir, a professional guide and history graduate whose knowledge of the area is unparalleled, these educational and entertaining walks take place most days (including weekends) and set off at 1pm outside... More about this event
 
 

LondonTown.com - Holborn Tube Station Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
13 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Holborn Tube Station

Near Holborn Tube Station
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  27% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £222  32% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  33% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The Grange Holborn is positioned right where the West End meets the City, giving guests the perfect opportunity to explore all aspects of London throughout the ... More
 
 
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
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Covent Garden Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
41 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Exit Covent Garden Tube into the heart of London's Theatreland, around every corner you'll stumble on one of the city's famous playhouses. Left out of the ... More
 
 
 
Russell Square Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Bernard Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
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Travel near Holborn Tube Station

Near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 18 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 20 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Holborn Tube Station

Near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 1st February 2015
Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 7 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Holborn Tube Station

Near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Holborn Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Holborn Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Holborn Tube Station

What are the best dining options near Holborn Tube Station London?
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Asadal
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
227 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ship Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
12 Gate Street, WC2A | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Holborn Tube Station

Near Holborn Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Holborn Tube Station

Holborn Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Holborn Tube Station

The best pubs near London Holborn Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Holborn Tube Station

Holborn Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Holborn Tube Station
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Holborn Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Holborn Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Surgeons
London > Business > Venue Hire
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Holborn Tube Station
... More
 
 
 
 

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Near Holborn Tube Station

 
 
 
Space And Light
Exhibitions | Until 11th October 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 2 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

A pop-up exhibition of works for sale by leading contemporary designers including Paul Schutze, Ab Rogers, Antonino Cardillo, Sebastian Bergne ...More

Hogarth's Characters In Oils
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 2 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Spend a day in the studio working from Hogarth's characters in oils....More

Tuesday Tours
Tours | Until 30th September 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 2 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Weekly guided tours....More

Tuesday at Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd September 2014 

Guanabara 3 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Latin and dance with DJ Bruno....More

War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 3 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
Les 7 Doigts De La Main: Sequence 8
Dance | Until 4th October 2014 

Peacock Theatre 4 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Playful and profound, Sequence 8 is an exhilarating race through the furthest reaches of acrobatics, circus arts, dance and theatre....More

Douglas Coupland In Conversation With Alain De Botton - Kitten Clone: Inside Alcatel Lucent
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

London Review Bookshop 4 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Douglas Coupland discusses his book Kitten Clone: Inside Alcatel-Lucent, a hilarious meditation on the Internet, its future and our future ...More

African Contemporary Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2014 

October Gallery 5 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

A new solo exhibition from Owusu-Ankomah. Working in a new palette of colours, the large-scale paintings reflect the artist's fascination ...More

Financing Africa's Future: Infrastructure, Investment And Opportunity: Lecture
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

London School Of Economics 5 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

A discussion of the African economy....More

South Africa's Democracy: Mandela's 'Cherished Ideal': Lecture
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 2014 

London School Of Economics 5 minutes walk from Holborn Tube Station

Moeletsi Mbeki talks about democracy in South Africa....More

 
 
 
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