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Brixton ⇄ Royal Oak Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brixton to Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 40 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 ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Royal Oak

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 Paddington, Brixton to Bayswater and Brixton to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Royal Oak 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 King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Royal Oak station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up +15 steps up)

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

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

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Oak ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Victoria

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Royal Oak to Paddington, Royal Oak to Bayswater and Royal Oak to Warwick Avenue

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Brixton station is not wheelchair accessible

Royal Oak station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +20 steps down)

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

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 ⇄ Royal Oak 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 ⇄ Royal Oak 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card 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 from Royal Oak to Brixton is about 5¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5¼ miles taxi journey between Royal Oak underground station and Brixton should cost approximately £23 to £35.50 will take 23-37 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Royal Oak station