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getting from Heathrow to Wembley Central

I travel light and getting in Heathrow - need to get to wembley central station to my destination.
I have used the underground and feel that is the easiest way to get there. I rather not do a cab.
I assume I can get a ticket at the station at the airport - and can anyone guide me through the process of what lines to switch to to get to wembley central?

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Paying - see my previous reply about using Oyster card or contactless. Both are valid on the tube from Heathrow

Route - see the official tube map here: http://content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf
All tourists need to carry a copy of this map, they give away free copies at stations.
Heathrow is in the bottom left corner. Different stations for different terminals. To get to Wembley central, you take the Piccadilly Line (dark blue) to Piccadilly Circus (square D5 on map), then the Bakerloo line (brown) northbound to Wembley central (square B3).

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5184 posts

Check whether Alperton station is sufficiently near to where your friends are as that won't require going all the way into London and back out again, with a change instead at Acton Town.

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thanks for all this great information.
I am going to stay at Charter House AVe
and it appears from the map that I can get off at Sudbury town or Alperton - instead of Wembley Park .

Does anyone know what buses to take from Sudbury town or Alperton to get to the Charter house area??

again thanks everyone for your kindness in assisting

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1272 posts

tfl is a good source of directions. It looks like you will have to walk the last 1 km.

If you are visiting friends or staying at an airbnb your host might be able to give you better recommendaitons.