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Blackfriars ⇄ Kilburn Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackfriars to Kilburn is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Westminster

  1. From Blackfriars take the District Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Kilburn

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

Stations on the route: Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ Finchley Road ➜ West Hampstead ➜ Kilburn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Jubilee

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Blackfriars to Kilburn Park, Blackfriars to West Hampstead and Blackfriars to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Blackfriars station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs from the Victoria Embankment entrance to the booking hall (17 steps down +3 steps down +6 steps up), or three flights from the New Bridge Street entrance (18 steps down +6 steps down +6 steps up), or two flights from the Riverside Walk entrance (18 steps up +6 steps up), or two flights from the Blackfriars Bridge entrance (2x10 steps down from the eastside, or 21 steps down +6 steps up from the westside), or one flight from the Queen Victoria Street entrance (16 steps down). After that there’s another two flights of stairs down to the platforms (10 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 17 steps down +9 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Kilburn station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (15 steps down +14 steps down +16 steps down)

The journey from Kilburn to Blackfriars is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Westminster

  1. From Kilburn take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Blackfriars

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Kilburn ➜ West Hampstead ➜ Finchley Road ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Circle

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Kilburn to Kilburn Park, Kilburn to West Hampstead and Kilburn to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Kilburn station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (16 steps up +14 steps up +15 steps up)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Blackfriars station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (16 steps up +10 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 9 steps up +17 steps up from the westbound platform). After that there’s another three flights of stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit (6 steps up +3 steps down +17 steps down), or three flights to the New Bridge Street exit (6 steps up +6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Riverside Walk exit (6 steps down +18 steps down), or two flights to the Blackfriars Bridge exit (2x10 steps up to the eastside, or 6 steps up +21 steps down to the westside), or one flight to the Queen Victoria Street exit (16 steps up)

Tube fare between Blackfriars and Kilburn

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 Blackfriars ⇄ Kilburn 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 Blackfriars ⇄ Kilburn 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 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
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 from Kilburn to Blackfriars is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 fares 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5¼ miles taxi journey between Kilburn station and Blackfriars should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Blackfriars station