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Kentish Town ⇄ New Cross Gate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kentish Town to New Cross Gate is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Jubilee and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge and Canada Water

  1. From Kentish Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canada Water to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at New Cross Gate

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Angel ➜ Old Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Bank ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Jubilee and London Overground

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kentish Town to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kentish Town station is not wheelchair accessible

New Cross Gate station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Kentish Town station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the Northern northbound platform, plus another two flights of stairs to the Northern southbound platform (2x11 steps down). There are four flights of stairs between the entrance and the National Rail platforms (9 steps up +3x12 steps down)

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

New Cross Gate station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (16 steps up +11 steps up +2 steps down)

The journey from New Cross Gate to Kentish Town is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Hammersmith & City and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel and

  1. From New Cross Gate take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at Moorgate to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Kentish Town

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 53 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross Gate ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town

Alternative routes include New Cross Gate to New Cross

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross Gate underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kentish Town station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

New Cross Gate station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2 steps up +11 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

Changing tube line at Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Kentish Town station exit – There’s an escalator between the Northern northbound platform and the exit, plus another two flights of stairs from the Northern southbound platform (2x11 steps up). There are four flights of stairs between the National Rail platforms and the exit (3x12 steps up +9 steps down)

Tube fare between Kentish Town and New Cross Gate

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 Kentish Town ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 Kentish Town ⇄ New Cross Gate 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 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 · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares