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Brixton ⇄ High St Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brixton to High Street Kensington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at High Street Kensington

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

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

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Circle

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Gloucester Road, Brixton to Earls Court and Brixton to Notting Hill Gate

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

High Street Kensington 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

High Street Kensington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (15 steps down +16 steps up)

The journey from High Street Kensington to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Victoria

  1. From High Street Kensington take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

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

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Victoria

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include High Street Kensington to Gloucester Road, High Street Kensington to Earls Court and High Street Kensington to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Brixton station is not wheelchair accessible

High Street Kensington station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down)

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 High Street Kensington

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 ⇄ High St Kensington 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 ⇄ High St Kensington 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
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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 – It’s about 4⅓ miles from High Street Kensington to Brixton 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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between High Street Kensington station and Brixton station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near High Street Kensington station