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Highbury & Islington ⇄ Knightsbridge Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Highbury & Islington to Knightsbridge is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Green Park

  1. From Highbury & Islington take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Knightsbridge

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Highbury & Islington to Hyde Park Corner, Highbury & Islington to South Kensington and Highbury & Islington to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highbury & Islington underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station is not wheelchair accessible

Highbury & Islington station entrance – You must use an escalator plus two flights of stairs from the entrance to the Victoria line platforms (2x17 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +3x17 steps down +7 steps down). But you can use a lift from the entrance to the London Overground platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Knightsbridge station exit – There’s an escalator and one flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Knightsbridge northside exit (8 steps up +21 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Knightsbridge southside exit (4 steps up +18 steps up +4 steps up), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside exit (7 steps up +13 steps up +6 steps up) and Brompton Road westside exit (4 steps up +5 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Knightsbridge to Highbury & Islington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Green Park

  1. From Knightsbridge take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Highbury & Islington

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 26 mins

Stations on the route: Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Victoria

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Knightsbridge to Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge to South Kensington and Knightsbridge to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Knightsbridge underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highbury & Islington station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station entrance – There are two flights of stairs between the Knightsbridge northside entrance and the booking hall (21 steps down +8 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Knightsbridge southside entrance (4 steps down +18 steps down +4 steps down), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside entrance (6 steps down +13 steps down +7 steps down) and Brompton Road westside entrance (15 steps down +5 steps down +4 steps down). After that there’s another escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another six flights of stairs (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Highbury & Islington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs plus an escalator from the Victoria line platforms to the exit (2x17 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (7 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up). But you can use a lift from the London Overground platforms to the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (2x12 steps up)

Tube fare between Highbury & Islington and Knightsbridge

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 Highbury & Islington ⇄ Knightsbridge 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 Highbury & Islington ⇄ Knightsbridge 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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

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 – The four mile ride between Knightsbridge station and Highbury & Islington station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Knightsbridge station