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

The journey from Highbury & Islington to Wimbledon is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Victoria, District tube lines, changing trains at Victoria and Earl’s Court

  1. From Highbury & Islington take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Wimbledon

Number of tube stops: 18 · Journey time: Approx 56 mins

Stations on the route: Highbury & Islington ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Brompton ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ Parsons Green ➜ Putney Bridge ➜ East Putney ➜ Southfields ➜ Wimbledon Park ➜ Wimbledon

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria, District

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Highbury & Islington to South Wimbledon and Highbury & Islington to Wimbledon Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highbury & Islington tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Wimbledon station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

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 Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

Wimbledon station exit – You can request a lift between the platforms and the exit, or you can use two flights of stairs (2x13 steps up)

The journey from Wimbledon to Highbury & Islington is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the District, Piccadilly and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court and

  1. From Wimbledon take the District Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  4. Leave the train at Highbury & Islington

Number of tube stops: 20 · Journey time: Approx 59 mins

Stations on the route: Wimbledon ➜ Wimbledon Park ➜ Southfields ➜ East Putney ➜ Putney Bridge ➜ Parsons Green ➜ Fulham Broadway ➜ West Brompton ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Highbury & Islington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Piccadilly and Victoria

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Wimbledon to South Wimbledon and Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Wimbledon underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highbury & Islington station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Wimbledon station entrance – You can request a lift between the entrance and the platforms, or you can use two flights of stairs (2x13 steps down)

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

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 Wimbledon

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ Wimbledon 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Highbury & Islington ⇄ Wimbledon Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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
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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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares