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Belsize Park ⇄ Highbury & Islington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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

  1. From Belsize Park take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Highbury & Islington

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington

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 Belsize Park to Caledonian Road, Belsize Park to Holloway Road and Belsize Park to Angel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Belsize Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highbury & Islington station is not wheelchair accessible

Belsize Park station entrance – You must use a lift and a flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down), or 13 flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (19 steps down +9 steps down +8 steps down +9x17 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

Highbury & Islington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs plus an escalator from the Victoria line platforms to the exit (2x17 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (7 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up). But you can use a lift from the London Overground platforms to the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x12 steps up)

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

  1. From Highbury & Islington take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Belsize Park

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park

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 Highbury & Islington to Caledonian Road, Highbury & Islington to Holloway Road and Highbury & Islington to Angel

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highbury & Islington train station is not wheelchair accessible

Belsize Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Highbury & Islington station entrance – You must use an escalator plus two flights of stairs from the entrance to the Victoria line platforms (2x17 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +3x17 steps down +7 steps down). But you can use a lift from the entrance to the London Overground platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x12 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

Belsize Park station exit – You must use a lift and a flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up), or 14 flights of stairs if you want to avoid the lift (20 steps up +9x17 steps up +8 steps up +9 steps up +19 steps up +4 steps down)

Tube fare between Belsize Park and Highbury & Islington

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 Belsize Park ⇄ Highbury & Islington 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 Belsize Park ⇄ Highbury & Islington 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
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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 – The distance is roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 minutes on foot

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 · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 2¾ mile ride between Highbury & Islington station and Belsize Park in a black cab should cost you about £14.30 to £24.60 and take anything from 12 to 24 mins