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Embankment ⇄ Kilburn Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Embankment to Kilburn is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street

  1. From Embankment take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Kilburn

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ Finchley Road ➜ West Hampstead ➜ Kilburn

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Embankment to Kilburn Park, Embankment to West Hampstead and Embankment to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Embankment underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Embankment station entrance – The Villiers Street entrance and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 4 stairs from the Victoria Embankment entrance. After that there are two flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (2x15 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 16 steps down +14 steps down to the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps down +19 steps down to the southbound platform, or 6 steps down +20 steps down to the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs to the Northern line platforms (6 steps down)

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Kilburn station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (15 steps down +14 steps down +16 steps down)

The journey from Kilburn to Embankment is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Westminster

  1. From Kilburn take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Embankment

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Kilburn ➜ West Hampstead ➜ Finchley Road ➜ Swiss Cottage ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Embankment

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Circle

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Kilburn to Kilburn Park, Kilburn to West Hampstead and Kilburn to Willesden Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kilburn train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Kilburn station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (16 steps up +14 steps up +15 steps up)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Embankment station exit – There are two flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms to the booking hall (2x15 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 16 steps up +14 steps up from the westbound platform), or two escalators plus three flights of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (6 steps up +19 steps up from the southbound platform, or 6 steps up +20 steps up from the northbound platform), or two escalators plus one flight of stairs from the Northern line platforms (6 steps up). After that there’s another flight of 4 stairs to the Victoria Embankment exit, but the Villiers Street exit is on the level

Tube fare between Embankment and Kilburn

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 Embankment ⇄ Kilburn 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 Embankment ⇄ Kilburn 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’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 4½ miles is too far to walk

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 4½ mile taxi ride between Kilburn station and Embankment can be done in about 19-33 mins and will cost you around £23 to £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Embankment station