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

The journey from Kentish Town to Shepherd's Bush is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Circle and Central tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras, Edgware Road and Notting Hill Gate

  1. From Kentish Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Circle Line
  3. Change at Notting Hill Gate to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Shepherd’s Bush

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 48 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 [change train] Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Bayswater ➜ Notting Hill Gate [change train] Notting Hill Gate ➜ Holland Park ➜ Shepherd’s Bush

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Circle and Central

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kentish Town to Shepherds Bush Market, Kentish Town to Holland Park and Kentish Town to Kensington Olympia

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kentish Town tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Shepherd’s Bush station is 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

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Tube fare between Kentish Town and Shepherd's Bush

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 ⇄ Shepherds Bush 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 ⇄ Shepherds Bush 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
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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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 4¾ mile taxi fare between Shepherd’s Bush train station and Kentish Town should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic