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Chalk Farm ⇄ Earl’s Court Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Chalk Farm to Earl's Court is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Leicester Square

  1. From Chalk Farm take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Earl’s Court

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court

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 Chalk Farm to West Brompton, Chalk Farm to West Kensington and Chalk Farm to Gloucester Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chalk Farm train station is not wheelchair accessible

Earl’s Court station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Chalk Farm station entrance – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +4 steps down +12 steps down +2x17 steps down)

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

Earl’s Court station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs from the District line platforms (13 steps up +14 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 2x14 steps up from the westbound platform), or an escalator and four flights of stairs from the Piccadilly line platforms (4 steps up +19 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up). After that there’s one flight of 8 stairs to the Earl’s Court Road exit, but the Warwick Road exit is on the level

The journey from Earl's Court to Chalk Farm is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Earl’s Court take the District Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Chalk Farm

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Northern

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Earl’s Court to West Brompton, Earl’s Court to West Kensington and Earl’s Court to Gloucester Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Earl’s Court train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Earl’s Court station entrance – The Warwick Road entrance and booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 8 stairs from the Earl’s Court Road entrance. After that there’s a lift down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs to the District line platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 2x14 steps down to the westbound platform), or an escalator and four flights of stairs to the Piccadilly line platforms (14 steps down +13 steps down +19 steps down +4 steps down)

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Chalk Farm station exit – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (2x17 steps up +12 steps up +4 steps up +3 steps up)

Tube fare between Chalk Farm and Earl's Court

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 Chalk Farm ⇄ Earl’s Court 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 Chalk Farm ⇄ Earl’s Court 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 fares, Senior fares, Child fares, Oyster fares, Contactless 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 – 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 tickets 2024 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Earl’s Court tube station and Chalk Farm station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Chalk Farm station