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Kennington ⇄ Mile End Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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

  1. From Kennington take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Mile End

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Mile End

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Central

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kennington to Bow Road and Kennington to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

Mile End 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

Mile End station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up +4 steps up from the eastbound, and 11 steps up +12 steps up from the westbound platform). After that tou must use another two flights of stairs to the exit (15 steps up +7 steps up)

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

  1. From Mile End take the Central Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Kennington

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

Stations on the route: Mile End ➜ Bethnal Green ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Northern

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Mile End to Bow Road and Mile End to Stepney Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Mile End underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

Mile End station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (7 steps down +15 steps down). After that you must use another two flights of stairs to the platforms (4 steps down +19 steps down to the eastbound, and 12 steps down +11 steps down to the westbound platform)

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

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)

Tube fare between Kennington and Mile End

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 Kennington ⇄ Mile End 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 Kennington ⇄ Mile End 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 tube prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube 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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Mile End underground station and Kennington station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic