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

The journey from Brixton to Greenwich is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Green Park and Canary Wharf

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canary Wharf to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Greenwich

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 57 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf (Underground) [change train] Canary Wharf (DLR) ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Greenwich

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Cutty Sark, Brixton to New Cross and Brixton to Lewisham

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

Greenwich station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street 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 Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Greenwich station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (14 stairs up +7 stairs up +10 stairs up)

The journey from Greenwich to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee, Northern and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf, London Bridge and Stockwell

  1. From Greenwich take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  4. Change at Stockwell to the Victoria Line
  5. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 60 mins

Stations on the route: Greenwich ➜ Cutty Sark ➜ Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell [change train] Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee, Northern and Victoria

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Greenwich to Cutty Sark, Greenwich to New Cross and Greenwich to Lewisham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Greenwich station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (10 stairs down +7 stairs down +14 stairs down)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

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 Greenwich

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 ⇄ Greenwich 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 ⇄ Greenwich 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 – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles 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 · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Greenwich station and Brixton can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Greenwich station