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Archway ⇄ Royal Oak Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Archway to Royal Oak is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Archway take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Royal Oak

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Royal Oak

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and H&C

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Archway to Paddington, Archway to Bayswater and Archway to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Archway station is not wheelchair accessible

Royal Oak station is not wheelchair accessible

Archway station entrance – You must use one escalator and two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x10 steps down), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalator (17 steps down +3 steps down +5 steps down +4x17 steps down +20 steps down)

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

Royal Oak station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Royal Oak to Archway is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Royal Oak take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Archway

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Oak ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Northern

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Royal Oak to Paddington, Royal Oak to Bayswater and Royal Oak to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Royal Oak train station is not wheelchair accessible

Archway station is not wheelchair accessible

Royal Oak station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +20 steps down)

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

Archway station exit – You must use one escalator and two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x10 steps up), or eight flights of stairs if you want to avoid the escalator (20 steps up +4x17 steps up +5 steps up +3 steps up +17 steps up)

Tube fare between Archway and Royal Oak

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 Archway ⇄ Royal Oak 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 Archway ⇄ Royal Oak 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card fares and Travelcard fares
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 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Royal Oak underground station and Archway 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 Royal Oak station