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East Acton ⇄ Kensal Green Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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

  1. From East Acton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Paddington to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Kensal Green

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Bayswater ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Circle and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include East Acton to Willesden Junction, East Acton to Queens Park and East Acton to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

East Acton underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green 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

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C platforms

Kensal Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x20 steps up +11 steps up)

The journey from Kensal Green to East Acton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Paddington and

  1. From Kensal Green take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Paddington to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at East Acton

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 44 mins

Stations on the route: Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Bayswater ➜ 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 Bakerloo, Circle and Central

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Kensal Green to Willesden Junction, Kensal Green to Queens Park and Kensal Green to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kensal Green train station is not wheelchair accessible

East Acton station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +2x20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C platforms

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 Kensal Green

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 ⇄ Kensal Green 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 ⇄ Kensal Green 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 – You could walk the 1⅓ mile distance from Kensal Green to East Acton in 25-27 mins

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 – Taking a 1⅓ mile taxi journey between Kensal Green station and East Acton station will cost between £10.60 and £18.20 and take 7-16 mins