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Blackhorse Road ⇄ Holborn Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Blackhorse Road to Holborn is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Blackhorse Road take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Holborn

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: Blackhorse Road ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Blackhorse Road to Chancery Lane, Blackhorse Road to Tottenham Court Road and Blackhorse Road to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Blackhorse Road underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackhorse Road station entrance – The Blackhorse Road entrance to the booking hall is on the level, buy you must use one flight of stairs from the Forest Road entrance (7 steps up), or two flights of stairs from the car park entrance (2x9 steps up). After that you can use an escalator down to the Victoria line platforms, but you must use two flights of stairs to the London Overground platforms (13 steps down +12 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Holborn station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (19 steps up from the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps up from the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps up from the Piccadilly northbound platform)

The journey from Holborn to Blackhorse Road is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Holborn take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Blackhorse Road

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington ➜ Finsbury Park ➜ Seven Sisters ➜ Tottenham Hale ➜ Blackhorse Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Victoria

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Holborn to Chancery Lane, Holborn to Tottenham Court Road and Holborn to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Holborn train station is not wheelchair accessible

Blackhorse Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (19 steps down to the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps down to the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps down to the Piccadilly northbound platform)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Blackhorse Road station exit – You can use an escalator from the Victoria line platforms to the booking hall, but you must use two flights of stairs from the London Overground platforms (12 steps up +13 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs from the booking hall to the Forest Road exit (7 steps down), or two flights of stairs to the car park exit (2x9 steps down). There are no stairs to the Blackhorse Road exit

Tube fare between Blackhorse Road and Holborn

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 Blackhorse Road ⇄ Holborn 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Blackhorse Road ⇄ Holborn 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 – It’s around six miles to Blackhorse Road, 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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between Holborn station and Blackhorse Road station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Holborn station