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

The journey from Kensal Green to West Acton is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo, Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at Paddington and Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Kensal Green take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Paddington to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at West Acton

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Bayswater ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ White City ➜ East Acton ➜ North Acton ➜ West Acton

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo, Circle and Central

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Kensal Green to North Ealing, Kensal Green to Park Royal and Kensal Green to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kensal Green tube station is not wheelchair accessible

West Acton 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 Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C platforms

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District line platforms

West Acton station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (18 steps up +19 steps up)

The journey from West Acton to Kensal Green is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Circle and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Notting Hill Gate and

  1. From West Acton take the Central Line
  2. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Paddington to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Kensal Green

Number of tube stops: 13 · Journey time: Approx 53 mins

Stations on the route: West Acton ➜ North Acton ➜ East Acton ➜ White City ➜ Shepherd’s Bush ➜ Holland Park ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] 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 Central, Circle and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include West Acton to North Ealing, West Acton to Park Royal and West Acton to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

West Acton underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kensal Green station is not wheelchair accessible

West Acton station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down +18 steps down)

Changing tube line at Notting Hill Gate – You must use stairs when changing between the Central line platforms and the Circle/District 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 West Acton

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ West Acton 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Kensal Green ⇄ West Acton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 – The distance is roughly 2¾ miles, which will probably take around 52-58 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 2¾ mile ride between West Acton train station and Kensal Green in a black cab should cost you about £14.30 to £24.60 and take anything from 12 to 24 mins