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Highgate ⇄ Westbourne Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Highgate to Westbourne Park is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Highgate take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Westbourne Park

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Highgate ➜ Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Westbourne Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and H&C

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Highgate to Ladbroke Grove, Highgate to Royal Oak and Highgate to Kilburn Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highgate tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Westbourne Park station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane entrance and the booking hall (16 steps down), or seven flights of stairs from the Archway Road entrance (16 steps down +2x17 steps down +13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down), or four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms (or 3 steps down +6x17 steps down +13 steps down)

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

Westbourne Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +17 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 18 steps up +16 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Westbourne Park to Highgate is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Westbourne Park take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Highgate

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Westbourne Park ➜ Royal Oak ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway ➜ Highgate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Northern

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Westbourne Park to Ladbroke Grove, Westbourne Park to Royal Oak and Westbourne Park to Kilburn Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Westbourne Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate station is not wheelchair accessible

Westbourne Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (17 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 16 steps down +18 steps steps down to the westbound platform)

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

Highgate station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall (or 13 steps up +6x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane exit (16 steps up), or one escalator and three flights of stairs to the Archway Road exit (2x17 steps up +16 steps up), or four flights of stairs to the car park exit (12 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up +13 steps up)

Tube fare between Highgate and Westbourne Park

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 Highgate ⇄ Westbourne Park 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 Highgate ⇄ Westbourne Park 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
See our complete list of Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube fares
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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Westbourne Park train station and Highgate should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic