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Island Gardens ⇄ Kennington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Island Gardens to Kennington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf and London Bridge

  1. From Island Gardens take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Kennington

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 42 mins

Stations on the route: Island Gardens ➜ Mudchute ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ South Quay ➜ Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Island Gardens to Elephant & Castle, Island Gardens to Oval and Island Gardens to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

Island Gardens station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (12 steps down +8 steps down +3x12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Kennington station exit – You have to use one flight of stairs and a lift between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (3 steps up +17 steps up +2x19 steps up +21 steps up)

The journey from Kennington to Island Gardens is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Kennington take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Island Gardens

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Heron Quays ➜ South Quay ➜ Crossharbour & London Arena ➜ Mudchute ➜ Island Gardens

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and DLR

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kennington to Elephant & Castle, Kennington to Oval and Kennington to Vauxhall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Island Gardens station is not wheelchair accessible

Kennington station entrance – You have to use a lift and one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you have to use another five flights of stairs (21 steps down +2x19 steps down +17 steps down +3 steps down)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Changing tube line at – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Island Gardens station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use five flights of stairs (3x12 steps up +8 steps up +12 steps up)

Tube fare between Island Gardens and Kennington

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 Island Gardens ⇄ Kennington 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 Island Gardens ⇄ Kennington 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.