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Blackfriars ⇄ White City Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackfriars to White City is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Blackfriars take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at White City

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Central

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Blackfriars to Wood Lane, Blackfriars to Shepherds Bush Market and Blackfriars to Latimer Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

White City station is not wheelchair accessible

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 Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

White City station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x11 steps up +5 steps down)

The journey from White City to Blackfriars is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From White City take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Blackfriars

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ High Street Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Circle

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include White City to Wood Lane, White City to Shepherds Bush Market and White City to Latimer Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Blackfriars station is not wheelchair accessible

White City station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (5 steps up +2x11 steps down)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

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 White City

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 ⇄ White City 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 ⇄ White City 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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube 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 – The distance from White City 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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

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

Travel by carCar parks near Blackfriars station