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

The journey from Brent Cross to West Acton 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 West Acton

Number of tube stops: 22 · Journey time: Approx 58 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 ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton ➜ North Acton ➜ West Acton

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 North Ealing, Brent Cross to Park Royal and Brent Cross to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brent Cross tube station is not wheelchair accessible

West Acton 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

West Acton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (18 steps up +19 steps up)

The journey from West Acton 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 West Acton 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: 22 · Journey time: Approx 59 mins

Stations on the route: West Acton ➜ North Acton ➜ East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ 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 West Acton to North Ealing, West Acton to Park Royal and West Acton to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

West Acton train station is not wheelchair accessible

Brent Cross station is not wheelchair accessible

West Acton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down +18 steps down)

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 West Acton

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 ⇄ West Acton 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 ⇄ West Acton 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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube 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 – It’s around 5 miles to Brent Cross, 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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between West Acton train station and Brent Cross station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic