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Brixton ⇄ West Brompton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Brixton to West Brompton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria, District tube lines, changing trains at Victoria and Earl’s Court

  1. From Brixton take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at West Brompton

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Brixton ➜ Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Brompton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria, District

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Brixton to Earls Court and Brixton to Fulham Broadway

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

The London Overground has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The District line 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

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

West Brompton station exit – There’s a lift between the London Overground/​District eastbound platform and the exit, but you must use one flight of stairs from the District westbound platform (27 steps up)

The journey from West Brompton to Brixton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court and

  1. From West Brompton take the District Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  3. Change at Victoria to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Brixton

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: West Brompton ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Pimlico ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Stockwell ➜ Brixton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Victoria

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include West Brompton to Earls Court and West Brompton to Fulham Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The London Overground at West Brompton train station has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The District line is not wheelchair accessible

Brixton station is not wheelchair accessible

West Brompton station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the London Overground/​District eastbound platform, but you must use one flight of stairs to the District westbound platform (27 steps down)

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

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 West Brompton

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 ⇄ West Brompton 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 ⇄ West Brompton 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between West Brompton train station and Brixton station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic