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

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

  1. From Kentish Town take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at Baker Street to the Jubilee Line
  4. Leave the train at Swiss Cottage

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 40 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 [change train] Baker Street ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Swiss Cottage

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, H&C and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Kentish Town to Finchley Road, Kentish Town to St Johns Wood and Kentish Town to Belsize Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Kentish Town tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Swiss Cottage 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

Changing tube line at Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Swiss Cottage station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use five flights of stairs (6 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Belsize Road exit (10 steps up), or two flights to the Avenue Road/​Finchley Road exit (2x11 steps up), or three flights to the Finchley Road westside exit (10 steps up +2x9 steps up), or four flights to the Avenue Road eastside exit (3 steps up +5 steps up +16 steps up +5 steps up), or four flights to the Eton Avenue exit (3 steps up +9 steps up +2x13 steps up)

The journey from Swiss Cottage to Kentish Town is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee, Victoria and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Green Park and

  1. From Swiss Cottage take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Euston to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Kentish Town

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Swiss Cottage ➜ St. John’s Wood ➜ Baker Street ➜ Bond Street ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee, Victoria and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Swiss Cottage to Finchley Road, Swiss Cottage to St Johns Wood and Swiss Cottage to Belsize Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Swiss Cottage underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Kentish Town station is not wheelchair accessible

Swiss Cottage station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Belsize Road entrance and the booking hall (10 steps down), or two flights from the Avenue Road/​Finchley Road entrance (2x11 steps down), or three flights from the Finchley Road westside entrance (2x9 steps down +10 steps down), or four flights from the Avenue Road eastside entrance (5 steps down +16 steps down +5 steps down +3 steps down), or four flights from the Eton Avenue entrance (2x13 steps down +9 steps down +3 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +3x17 steps down +6 steps down)

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other 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 Swiss Cottage

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 ⇄ Swiss Cottage 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 ⇄ Swiss Cottage 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 – The distance is roughly 1½ miles, which would take about 28-31 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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1½ mile taxi fare between Swiss Cottage train station and Kentish Town will cost around £10.60 to £18.20 and can be covered in about 8-17 mins