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

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

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Holborn

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Chancery Lane, Brixton to Tottenham Court Road and Brixton to Russell Square

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

Holborn 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 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

Holborn station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the platforms to the exit (19 steps up from the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps up from the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps up from the Piccadilly northbound platform)

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

  1. From Holborn take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Victoria

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Holborn to Chancery Lane, Holborn to Tottenham Court Road and Holborn to Russell Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Brixton station is not wheelchair accessible

Holborn station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the entrance to the platforms (19 steps down to the Central eastbound platform, or 20 steps down to the Central westbound/​Piccadilly southbound platforms, or 22 steps down to the Piccadilly northbound platform)

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

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 Holborn

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 ⇄ Holborn 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 ⇄ Holborn 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 – 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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Holborn 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 Holborn station