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Embankment ⇄ North Acton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Embankment to North Acton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Central tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus

  1. From Embankment take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at North Acton

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton ➜ North Acton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Central

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Embankment to East Acton, Embankment to West Acton and Embankment to Harlesden

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

North Acton station is not wheelchair accessible

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 Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

North Acton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x13 steps up from the eastbound platform, or 13 steps up +15 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from North Acton to Embankment 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 North Acton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Embankment

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: North Acton ➜ East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ High Street Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment

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 North Acton to East Acton, North Acton to West Acton and North Acton to Harlesden

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

North Acton train station is not wheelchair accessible

Embankment station is not wheelchair accessible

North Acton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x13 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 13 steps down +15 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

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 North Acton

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 ⇄ North Acton 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 ⇄ North Acton 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 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 · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Embankment station