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Kentish Town ⇄ Paddington Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kentish Town to Paddington is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Kentish Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Paddington

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 30 mins

Stations on the route: Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and H&C

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kentish Town to Lancaster Gate, Kentish Town to Edgware Road and Kentish Town to Bayswater

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kentish Town station is not wheelchair accessible

The Elizabeth line at Paddington station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo, Circle (coming from Hammersmith) and Hammersmith & City lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Circle (heading towards Edgware Road) and District lines are not wheelchair accessible

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 King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Paddington station exit – There’s an escalator between the Bakerloo line platforms and the exit (or four flights of 18 stairs). There’s a lift between the eastbound Circle/​District platforms heading towards Edgware Road and the exit, and the Circle/H&C platforms heading to/from Hammersmith and the exit

The journey from Paddington to Kentish Town is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Circle and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Paddington take the Circle Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Kentish Town

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 29 mins

Stations on the route: Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Circle and Northern

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Paddington to Lancaster Gate, Paddington to Edgware Road and Paddington to Bayswater

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Paddington underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Bakerloo, Circle (coming from Hammersmith) and Hammersmith & City lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train. The Circle (heading towards Edgware Road) and District lines are not wheelchair accessible

Kentish Town station is not wheelchair accessible

Paddington station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the Bakerloo line platforms (or four flights of 18 stairs). There’s a lift between the entrance and the eastbound Circle/​District platforms heading towards Edgware Road (via the National Rail concourse), and the Circle/​H&C platforms heading to/​from Hammersmith (or three flights of 10, 5 and 16 stairs)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

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 Paddington

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 ⇄ Paddington 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 ⇄ Paddington 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 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 on foot – The distance to Kentish Town is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 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 · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Paddington underground station and Kentish Town station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Paddington station