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Chalk Farm ⇄ Kensington Olympia Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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

  1. From Chalk Farm take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Kensington (Olympia)

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 47 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 [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Kensington (Olympia)

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Chalk Farm to Shepherds Bush, Chalk Farm to West Kensington and Chalk Farm to Holland Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chalk Farm underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensington (Olympia) station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap 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

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

Kensington (Olympia) station exit – There is level access between the platforms and the exit

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Tube fare between Chalk Farm and Kensington (Olympia)

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 ⇄ Kensington Olympia 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 ⇄ Kensington Olympia 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 Kensington (Olympia) to Chalk Farm 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 Kensington (Olympia) station and Chalk Farm should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Chalk Farm station and Kensington (Olympia)