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Camden Town ⇄ West Hampstead Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Camden Town to West Hampstead is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Metropolitan and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras and Finchley Road

  1. From Camden Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Metropolitan Line
  3. Change at Finchley Road to the Jubilee Line
  4. Leave the train at West Hampstead

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Finchley Road [change train] Finchley Road ➜ West Hampstead

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Metropolitan and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Camden Town to Finchley Road, Camden Town to Swiss Cottage and Camden Town to Kilburn

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Camden Town tube station is not wheelchair accessible

West Hampstead station is not wheelchair accessible

Camden Town station entrance – There’s a flight of stairs between the Kentish Town Road entrance and the booking hall (5 steps up), but it’s level from the Camden High Street entrance. After that you need to get an escalator down to the northbound platform, but an escalator and two flights of stairs down to the southbound platform (2x11 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can get another seven flights of stairs (21 steps down +14 steps down +10 steps down +3x17 steps down +11 steps down)

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

Changing tube line at Finchley Road – Changing between the Jubilee northbound and Metropolitan northbound, and the Jubilee southbound and Metropolitan southbound platforms is on the level, but you must use stairs to change between the northbound/​southbound platforms

West Hampstead station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from West Hampstead to Camden Town is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo

  1. From West Hampstead take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Camden Town

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: West Hampstead ➜ Finchley Road ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include West Hampstead to Finchley Road, West Hampstead to Swiss Cottage and West Hampstead to Kilburn

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

West Hampstead train station is not wheelchair accessible

Camden Town station is not wheelchair accessible

West Hampstead station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Changing tube line at – Changing between the Jubilee northbound and Metropolitan northbound, and the Jubilee southbound and Metropolitan southbound platforms is on the level, but you must use stairs to change between the northbound/​southbound platforms

Camden Town station exit – You need to get an escalator from the northbound platform to the booking hall, but an escalator and two flights of stairs from the southbound platform (2x11 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can get another seven flights of stairs (11 steps up +3x17 steps up +10 steps up +14 steps up +21 steps up). After that there’s another flight of stairs between the booking hall and the Kentish Town Road exit (5 steps down), but it’s level to the Camden High Street exit

Tube fare between Camden Town and West Hampstead

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 Camden Town ⇄ West Hampstead 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 Camden Town ⇄ West Hampstead 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 – The distance is about 2¼ miles, which would take around 42-46 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 – A 2¼ mile journey between West Hampstead train station and Camden Town in a black taxi should cost approximately £10.60 to £18.20 and take 11-22 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Camden Town station