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Brixton ⇄ Gloucester Road Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brixton to Gloucester Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and District tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Gloucester Road

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and District

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to South Kensington, Brixton to Earls Court and Brixton to High Street Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Gloucester Road station is not wheelchair accessible

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 Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Gloucester Road station exit – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs from the Piccadilly line platforms to the exit (15 steps up +12 steps up), or three flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps to the Circle and District eastbound, or 11 steps up +12 steps up +17 steps up from the District westbound)

The journey from Gloucester Road to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From Gloucester Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Victoria

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Gloucester Road to South Kensington, Gloucester Road to Earls Court and Gloucester Road to High Street Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Brixton station is not wheelchair accessible

Gloucester Road station entrance – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the Piccadilly line platforms (12 steps down +15 steps down), or three flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps down to the Circle and District eastbound, or 17 steps down +12 steps down +11 steps down to the District westbound)

Changing tube line at Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

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 Gloucester Road

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 ⇄ Gloucester Road 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 ⇄ Gloucester Road 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 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 – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 – The 3¾ mile ride between Gloucester Road station and Brixton in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Gloucester Road station