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High St Kensington ⇄ Marble Arch Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from High Street Kensington to Marble Arch is in fare zone 1 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 Marble Arch

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch

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 Bond Street, High Street Kensington to Lancaster Gate and High Street Kensington to Edgware Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

High Street Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

Marble Arch 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

Marble Arch station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of 20 stairs up from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (16 steps up +5x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Park Lane island exit (17 steps up +16 steps up), or two flights to the Oxford Street northside exit (3 steps up +15 steps up), or two flights to the Speakers’ Corner exit (15 steps up +14 steps up), or two flights to the Marble Arch island exit (14 steps up +13 steps up), but there are long ramps to the Hyde Park/​Park Lane eastside exits (or two flights of 15 and 14 stairs)

The journey from Marble Arch to High Street Kensington is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Marble Arch 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: 4 · Journey time: Approx 19 mins

Stations on the route: Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate ➜ Queensway ➜ 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 Marble Arch to Bond Street, Marble Arch to Lancaster Gate and Marble Arch to Edgware Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Marble Arch underground station is not wheelchair accessible

High Street Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

Marble Arch station entrance – The Hyde Park/​Park Lane eastside entrances have long ramps down to the booking hall (or two flights of 14 and 15 stairs), but you must use two flights of stairs from the Park Lane island entrance (16 steps down +17 steps down), or two flights from the Oxford Street northside entrance (15 steps down +3 steps down), or two flights from the Speakers’ Corner entrance (14 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Marble Arch island entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down). After that you must use an escalator plus one flight of 20 stairs down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use seven flights of stairs (3 steps down +5x17 steps down +16 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

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

Tube fare between High Street Kensington and Marble Arch

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 High St Kensington ⇄ Marble Arch 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from High St Kensington ⇄ Marble Arch 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 tube prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube 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 – The distance is approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Marble Arch underground station and High Street Kensington in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near High Street Kensington station and Marble Arch