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East Acton ⇄ High St Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from East Acton to High Street Kensington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From East Acton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at High Street Kensington

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ High Street Kensington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Circle

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include East Acton to Gloucester Road, East Acton to Earls Court and East Acton to Notting Hill Gate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

East Acton underground station is not wheelchair accessible

High Street Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

East Acton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the eastbound platform (18 steps up +19 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the westbound platform (11 steps up +14 steps up +16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line 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 East Acton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From High Street Kensington take the Circle Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at East Acton

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Central

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

East Acton 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 Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

East Acton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the eastbound platform and the exit (19 steps down +18 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the westbound platform (16 steps down +14 steps down +11 steps down)

Tube fare between East Acton 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 East Acton ⇄ 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 East Acton ⇄ 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 roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 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 – A 2¾ mile ride between High Street Kensington station and East Acton in a black cab should cost you about £14.30 to £24.60 and take anything from 12 to 24 mins

Travel by carCar parks near High Street Kensington station