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Brent Cross ⇄ Embankment Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brent Cross to Embankment is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Brent Cross take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Embankment

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Brent Cross ➜ Golders Green ➜ Hampstead ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Brent Cross to Charing Cross, Brent Cross to Westminster and Brent Cross to Waterloo

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brent Cross train station is not wheelchair accessible

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

Brent Cross station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (6 steps up +7 steps up +18 steps up)

Embankment station exit – There are two flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms to the booking hall (2x15 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 16 steps up +14 steps up from the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps up +19 steps up from the southbound platform, or 6 steps up +20 steps up from the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms (6 steps up). After that there’s another flight of 4 stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit, but the Villiers Street exit is on the level

The journey from Embankment to Brent Cross is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Embankment take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Brent Cross

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead ➜ Golders Green ➜ Brent Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Embankment to Charing Cross, Embankment to Westminster and Embankment to Waterloo

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Embankment train station is not wheelchair accessible

Brent Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Embankment station entrance – The Villiers Street entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 4 stairs from the Victoria Embankment entrance. After that there are two flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (2x15 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 16 steps down +14 steps down to the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps down +19 steps down to the southbound platform, or 6 steps down +20 steps down to the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (6 steps down)

Brent Cross station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (18 steps down +7 steps down +6 steps down)

Tube fare between Brent Cross and Embankment

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 Brent Cross ⇄ Embankment 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 Brent Cross ⇄ Embankment 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
See our complete list of Adult fares, Senior fares, Child fares, Oyster fares, Contactless fares and Travelcard 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 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 2024 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

Travel by carCar parks near Embankment station