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Kensal Green ⇄ Knightsbridge Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kensal Green to Knightsbridge is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Piccadilly Circus

  1. From Kensal Green take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Piccadilly Circus to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Knightsbridge

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Marylebone ➜ Baker Street ➜ Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus [change train] Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Kensal Green to Hyde Park Corner, Kensal Green to South Kensington and Kensal Green to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kensal Green underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (11 steps down +2x20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Piccadilly Circus – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo/​Piccadilly line platforms (19 steps up +20 steps down)

Knightsbridge station exit – There’s an escalator and one flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Knightsbridge northside exit (8 steps up +21 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Knightsbridge southside exit (4 steps up +18 steps up +4 steps up), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside exit (7 steps up +13 steps up +6 steps up) and Brompton Road westside exit (4 steps up +5 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Knightsbridge to Kensal Green is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Circle and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Gloucester Road and

  1. From Knightsbridge take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Gloucester Road to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Paddington to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Kensal Green

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road [change train] Gloucester Road ➜ High Street Kensington ➜ Notting Hill Gate ➜ Bayswater ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Circle and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Knightsbridge to Hyde Park Corner, Knightsbridge to South Kensington and Knightsbridge to Sloane Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Knightsbridge underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station is not wheelchair accessible

Knightsbridge station entrance – There are two flights of stairs between the Knightsbridge northside entrance and the booking hall (21 steps down +8 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Knightsbridge southside entrance (4 steps down +18 steps down +4 steps down), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside entrance (6 steps down +13 steps down +7 steps down) and Brompton Road westside entrance (15 steps down +5 steps down +4 steps down). After that there’s another escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another six flights of stairs (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Gloucester Road – You must use stairs when changing between the Circle/​District line platforms and the Piccadilly line platforms

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C platforms

Kensal Green station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x20 steps up +11 steps up)

Tube fare between Kensal Green and Knightsbridge

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 Kensal Green ⇄ Knightsbridge 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 Kensal Green ⇄ Knightsbridge 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.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that distance

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 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Knightsbridge station and Kensal Green will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Knightsbridge station