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

The journey from Chalk Farm to Oval is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Chalk Farm take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Oval

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Chalk Farm to Vauxhall, Chalk Farm to Kennington and Chalk Farm to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chalk Farm station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station is not wheelchair accessible

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)

Oval station exit – There’s an escalator from the northbound platform to the exit, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the southbound platform (21 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4 steps down +28 steps up +2x26 steps up +20 steps up)

The journey from Oval to Chalk Farm is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Oval take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Chalk Farm

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm

Alternative routes include Oval to Vauxhall, Oval to Kennington and Oval to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Oval train station is not wheelchair accessible

Chalk Farm station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the southbound platform (21 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (20 steps down +2x26 steps down +28 steps down +4 steps up)

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 Oval

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 ⇄ Oval 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 ⇄ Oval 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 prices 2024, Senior prices 2024, Child 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 · Pensioner bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Oval underground station and Chalk Farm should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Chalk Farm station