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

The journey from Belsize Park to Highgate is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Northern tube lines, changing trains at Camden Town

  1. From Belsize Park take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Camden Town to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Highgate

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

Stations on the route: Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town [change train] Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway ➜ Highgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Belsize Park to East Finchley, Belsize Park to Archway and Belsize Park to Tufnell Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Belsize Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate 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 Camden Town – Changing between northbound services is on the level, but you need to use two flights of 11 steps to change between southbound services

Highgate station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall (or 13 steps up +6x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane exit (16 steps up), or one escalator and three flights of stairs to the Archway Road exit (2x17 steps up +16 steps up), or four flights of stairs to the car park exit (12 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Highgate to Belsize Park is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Northern tube lines, changing trains at Camden Town

  1. From Highgate take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Camden Town to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Belsize Park

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Highgate ➜ Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town [change train] Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Highgate to East Finchley, Highgate to Archway and Highgate to Tufnell Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highgate train station is not wheelchair accessible

Belsize Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane entrance and the booking hall (16 steps down), or seven flights of stairs from the Archway Road entrance (16 steps down +2x17 steps down +13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down), or four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms (or 3 steps down +6x17 steps down +13 steps down)

Changing tube line at Camden Town – Changing between northbound services is on the level, but you need to use two flights of 11 steps to change between southbound services

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 Highgate

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 ⇄ Highgate 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Belsize Park ⇄ Highgate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 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 · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 2¼ mile journey between Highgate station and Belsize Park in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins