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Clapham Common ⇄ High St Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Clapham Common to High Street Kensington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Victoria and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Stockwell and Victoria

  1. From Clapham Common take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Stockwell to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Victoria to the Circle Line
  4. Leave the train at High Street Kensington

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell [change train] Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ High Street Kensington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Victoria and Circle

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Clapham Common to Gloucester Road, Clapham Common to Earls Court and Clapham Common to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham Common underground station is not wheelchair accessible

High Street Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (17 steps down +8 steps down from the Clapham Common/​Clapham Park Road entrance, 9 steps down +15 steps down from the Clapham High Street entrance, or 7 steps down +15 steps down from The Pavement entrance). After that there̱s an escalator (or 5x14 steps down) plus a flight of stairs down to the platforms (19 steps down)

Changing tube line at Stockwell – Changing between the Northern northbound and Victoria northbound, or the Northern southbound and Victoria southbound, is on the level, but you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

High Street Kensington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (15 steps down +16 steps up)

The journey from High Street Kensington to Clapham Common is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From High Street Kensington take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Clapham Common

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: High Street Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Northern

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include High Street Kensington to Gloucester Road, High Street Kensington to Earls Court and High Street Kensington to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

High Street Kensington train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station is not wheelchair accessible

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

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

Changing tube line at – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Clapham Common station exit – There’s an escalator (or 5x14 steps up) plus a flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs from the booking hall to the exit (8 steps up +17 steps up to the Clapham Common/​Clapham Park Road exit, 15 steps up +9 steps up to the Clapham High Street exit, or 15 steps up +7 steps up to The Pavement exit)

Tube fare between Clapham Common and High Street Kensington

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 Clapham Common ⇄ High St Kensington 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 Clapham Common ⇄ High St Kensington 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 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The 3¾ mile ride between High Street Kensington station and Clapham Common in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near High Street Kensington station