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Archway ⇄ Victoria Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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

  1. From Archway take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Victoria

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Victoria

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Archway to St Jamess Park, Archway to Sloane Square and Archway to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Archway tube station is not wheelchair accessible

The Victoria line at Victoria station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle and District lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

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 Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

Victoria station exit – There’s a lift from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use one flight of stairs from the Circle/​District westbound platform (24 steps up), or two flights from the Circle/​District eastbound platform (7 steps up +16 steps up), or one escalator and one flight of 4 steps from the Victoria line platforms. After that there’s another lift to the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use one flight of stairs to the Victoria Street exit (17 steps up), or two flights to the Wilton Road exit (7 steps up +19 steps up)

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

  1. From Victoria take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Archway

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Victoria ➜ Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Northern

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Victoria to St Jamess Park, Victoria to Sloane Square and Victoria to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Victoria line at Victoria train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle and District lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Archway station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Victoria station entrance – There’s a lift from the entrance to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use one flight of stairs from the Victoria Street entrance (17 steps down), or two flights from the Wilton Road entrance (19 steps down +7 steps down). After that there’s another lift down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use one flight of stairs to the Circle/​District westbound platform (24 steps down), or two flights to the Circle/​District eastbound platform (16 steps down +7 steps down), or one escalator and one flight of 4 steps to the Victoria line platforms

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

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 Victoria

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 ⇄ Victoria 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 ⇄ Victoria 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 Underground fares, Underground fares for senior citizens, Underground fares for children, Oyster Underground fares, Contactless Underground fares and Travelcard Underground 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 – It’s around 5 miles to Archway, which is too far to walk

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 prices · Senior citizen bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between Victoria train station and Archway station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Victoria station