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

The journey from Brent Cross to Holborn is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Central tube lines, changing trains at Tottenham Court Road

  1. From Brent Cross take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Tottenham Court Road to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Holborn

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 35 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 [change train] Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Central

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

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

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brent Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn 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 Tottenham Court Road – You can use 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 Brent Cross is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Tottenham Court Road

  1. From Holborn take the Central Line
  2. Change at Tottenham Court Road to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Brent Cross

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road [change train] 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 closures on the Central and Northern

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central 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

Brent Cross 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 Tottenham Court Road – You can use a lift when changing between the platforms

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 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 Brent Cross ⇄ 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 Brent Cross ⇄ 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ 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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 5¾ mile taxi fare between Holborn station and Brent Cross should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Holborn station