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Kennington ⇄ St James’s Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kennington to St James's Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and District tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Kennington take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at St. James’s Park

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Kennington ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and District

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kennington to Victoria, Kennington to Westminster and Kennington to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kennington tube station is not wheelchair accessible

St. James’s Park 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 Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

St. James’s Park station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the Palmer Street exit (15 steps up +16 steps up, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs to the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France exits (16 steps up +17 steps up, or 14 steps up +7 steps up +9 steps up). There is no lift

The journey from St James's Park to Kennington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From St. James’s Park take the District Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Kennington

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Northern

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include St. James’s Park to Victoria, St. James’s Park to Westminster and St. James’s Park to Pimlico

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

St. James’s Park underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kennington station is not wheelchair accessible

St. James’s Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Palmer Street entrance to the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down, Mon-Fri only), and either two or three flights of stairs from the Broadway, Tothill Street and Petty France entrances (17 steps down +16 steps down, or 9 steps down +7 steps down +14 steps down). There is no lift

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

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 St James's Park

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 ⇄ St James’s 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Kennington ⇄ St James’s Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 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 London Underground prices, Pensioner prices, Children’s prices, Oyster card prices, Contactless card prices and Travelcard prices
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 – The distance is roughly 1½ miles, which would take about 28-31 minutes on foot

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 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1½ mile taxi fare between St. James’s Park train station and Kennington will cost around £10.60 to £18.20 and can be covered in about 8-17 mins

Travel by carCar parks near St. James’s Park station