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Borough ⇄ Kensal Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Borough to Kensal Green is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Elephant & Castle

  1. From Borough take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Kensal Green

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Borough to Willesden Junction, Borough to Queens Park and Borough to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Borough underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Borough station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use a lift and two flights of stairs to the southbound platform (10 steps down +8 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another six flights of stairs (21 steps down +6 steps down +3x25 steps down)

Changing tube line at Elephant & Castle – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Kensal Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x20 steps up +11 steps up)

The journey from Kensal Green to Borough is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Elephant & Castle

  1. From Kensal Green take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Borough

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 42 mins

Stations on the route: Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Northern

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Kensal Green to Willesden Junction, Kensal Green to Queens Park and Kensal Green to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kensal Green train station is not wheelchair accessible

Borough station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +2x20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Elephant & Castle – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Borough station exit – There’s a lift between the northbound platform and the exit, but you must use a lift and two flights of stairs from the southbound platform (8 steps up +10 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another six flights of stairs (3x25 steps up +6 steps up +21 steps up)

Tube fare between Borough and Kensal Green

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 Borough ⇄ Kensal Green 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 Borough ⇄ Kensal Green 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 – It’s around six miles to Borough, 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 fares 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between Kensal Green station and Borough station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Borough station