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Bond Street ⇄ High St Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Bond Street to High Street Kensington is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Bond Street take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at High Street Kensington

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ High Street Kensington

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 Bond Street to Gloucester Road, Bond Street to Earls Court and Bond Street to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth and Jubilee lines at Bond Street underground station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central line only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

High Street Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

Bond Street 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 Oxford Street southside entrance to the booking hall (5 steps down +20 steps down +5 steps down), or two flights from the Oxford Street northside/​Stratford Plaza entrance (19 steps down +9 steps down), or one flight of 7 stairs plus an escalator from the Davies Street entrance, or an escalator from the Gilbert Street entrance. After that there are two more escalators down to the Jubilee line platforms, or one escalator plus 21 steps to the Central line platforms

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

High Street Kensington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (15 steps down +16 steps up)

The journey from High Street Kensington to Bond Street is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From High Street Kensington take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Bond Street

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street

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 High Street Kensington to Gloucester Road, High Street Kensington to Earls Court and High Street Kensington to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

The Elizabeth and Jubilee lines at Bond Street station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central line only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

High Street Kensington station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +15 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

Bond Street station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two escalators from the Jubilee line platforms to the booking hall, or one escalator plus 21 steps from the Central line platforms. After that there are another three flights of stairs to the Oxford Street southside exit (5 steps up +20 steps up +5 steps up), or two flights to the Oxford Street northside/​Stratford Plaza exit (9 steps up +19 steps up), or one flight of 7 stairs plus an escalator to the Davies Street exit, or an escalator to the Gilbert Street exit

Tube fare between Bond Street and High Street Kensington

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 Bond Street ⇄ High St Kensington 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Bond Street ⇄ High St Kensington 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 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 High Street Kensington station and Bond Street in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Bond Street station and High Street Kensington