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Hyde Park Corner ⇄ West Kensington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Hyde Park Corner to West Kensington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court

  1. From Hyde Park Corner take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at West Kensington

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Kensington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Hyde Park Corner to Earls Court, Hyde Park Corner to Barons Court and Hyde Park Corner to West Brompton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Hyde Park Corner tube station is not wheelchair accessible

West Kensington station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station entrance – The Knightsbridge entrances and the booking hall are on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs from the Hyde Park Corner entrances (2x14 steps down), or two flights of stairs from the Grosvenor Place entrance (21 steps down +5 steps down). After that you must use an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (3 steps down +7x17 steps down)

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

West Kensington station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +13 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x15 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from West Kensington to Hyde Park Corner is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court

  1. From West Kensington take the District Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Hyde Park Corner

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: West Kensington ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include West Kensington to Earls Court, West Kensington to Barons Court and West Kensington to West Brompton

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

West Kensington underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Hyde Park Corner station is not wheelchair accessible

West Kensington station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (13 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x15 steps down to the westbound platform)

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

Hyde Park Corner station exit – You must use an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use eight flights of stairs (7x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Hyde Park Corner exits (2x14 steps up), or two flights of stairs to the Grosvenor Place exit (5 steps up +21 steps up), but the Knightsbridge exits are on the level

Tube fare between Hyde Park Corner and West Kensington

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 Hyde Park Corner ⇄ West Kensington 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 Hyde Park Corner ⇄ West Kensington 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
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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 on foot – You could walk the 2½ mile distance in about 47-52 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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 2½ mile taxi fare between West Kensington train station and Hyde Park Corner will cost you around £14.30 to £24.60 and take about 12-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Hyde Park Corner station