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

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

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  3. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at Shoreditch High Street

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 48 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shoreditch High Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria, District and London Overground

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Liverpool Street, Brixton to Old Street and Brixton to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

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

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

The journey from Shoreditch High Street to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Jubilee and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Canada Water and

  1. From Shoreditch High Street take the London Overground
  2. Change at Canada Water to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Green Park to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 51 mins

Stations on the route: Shoreditch High Street ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

Alternative routes include Shoreditch High Street to Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street to Old Street and Shoreditch High Street to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Shoreditch High Street 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

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 Shoreditch High Street

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 ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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 ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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 prices, Pensioner prices, Children’s prices, Oyster card prices, Contactless card prices and Travelcard prices
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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4½ mile taxi ride between Shoreditch High Street train 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 Shoreditch High Street station