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Caledonian Road ⇄ Kennington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Caledonian Road to Kennington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Caledonian Road take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Kennington

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Northern

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Caledonian Road to Elephant & Castle, Caledonian Road to Oval and Caledonian Road to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

Caledonian Road station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (9 steps down +10 steps down +13 steps down +6x17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line platforms

Kennington station exit – You have to use one flight of stairs and a lift between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (3 steps up +17 steps up +2x19 steps up +21 steps up)

The journey from Kennington to Caledonian Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Kennington take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Caledonian Road

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kennington to Elephant & Castle, Kennington to Oval and Kennington to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Caledonian Road station is not wheelchair accessible

Kennington station entrance – You have to use a lift and one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (21 steps down +2x19 steps down +17 steps down +3 steps down)

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

Caledonian Road station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use nine flights of stairs (6x17 steps up +13 steps up +10 steps up +9 steps up)

Tube fare between Caledonian Road and Kennington

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 Caledonian Road ⇄ Kennington 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 Caledonian Road ⇄ Kennington 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 Adult train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
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 Kennington to Caledonian Road is about 4¼ 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 fares 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Kennington station and Caledonian Road should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins