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Brent Cross ⇄ Great Portland St Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brent Cross to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Victoria and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Euston and King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Brent Cross take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Euston to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Metropolitan Line
  4. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Brent Cross ➜ Golders Green ➜ Hampstead ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Victoria and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Brent Cross to Regents Park, Brent Cross to Warren Street and Brent Cross to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brent Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street 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)

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

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

Great Portland Street station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the exit (6 steps up +16 steps up +19 steps up), and four flights from the eastbound platform (5 steps up +6 steps up +12 steps up +19 steps up)

The journey from Great Portland Street to Brent Cross is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan, Victoria and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras and

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Euston to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Brent Cross

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead ➜ Golders Green ➜ Brent Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan, Victoria and Northern

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to Regents Park, Great Portland Street to Warren Street and Great Portland Street to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street train station is not wheelchair accessible

Brent Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (19 steps down +16 steps down +6 steps down), and four flights to the eastbound platform (19 steps down +12 steps down +6 steps down +5 steps down)

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

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

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 Great Portland Street

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 ⇄ Great Portland St 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 ⇄ Great Portland St 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 tickets, Senior tickets, Child tickets, 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 on foot – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Great Portland Street station and Brent Cross should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station