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Aldgate ⇄ Brixton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Aldgate to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Aldgate take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Aldgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Victoria

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Aldgate to Clapham North and Aldgate to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Aldgate train station is not wheelchair accessible

Brixton station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Aldgate station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +10 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Brixton station exit – There’s a lift between the Victoria line platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (13 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Brixton to Aldgate is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Aldgate

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Circle

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Clapham North and Brixton to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brixton train station is not wheelchair accessible

Aldgate station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Brixton station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the Victoria line platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (16 steps down +13 steps down)

Changing tube line at Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Aldgate station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (14 steps up +10 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Aldgate and Brixton

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Aldgate ⇄ Brixton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Aldgate ⇄ Brixton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Brixton tube station and Aldgate station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Aldgate station