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Brixton ⇄ Farringdon Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brixton to Farringdon is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Farringdon

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and H&C

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Barbican, Brixton to Chancery Lane and Brixton to St Pauls

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Brixton train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Brixton station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the Victoria line platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (16 steps down +13 steps down)

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

Farringdon station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps up +12 steps up)

The journey from Farringdon to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City, Northern and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Moorgate and

  1. From Farringdon take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Moorgate to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Stockwell to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell [change train] Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C, Northern and Victoria

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Farringdon to Barbican, Farringdon to Chancery Lane and Farringdon to St Pauls

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Brixton station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Farringdon station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (12 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Stockwell – Changing between the Northern northbound and Victoria northbound, or the Northern southbound and Victoria southbound, is on the level, but you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Brixton station exit – There’s a lift between the Victoria line platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator or two flights of stairs (13 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Brixton and Farringdon

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 Brixton ⇄ Farringdon 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 Brixton ⇄ Farringdon 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 prices, Senior prices, Child prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

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 prices 2024 · Senior bus prices 2024 · Child bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Farringdon tube station and Brixton station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Farringdon station