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Kew Gardens ⇄ North Ealing Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kew Gardens to North Ealing is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Hammersmith

  1. From Kew Gardens take the District Line
  2. Change at Hammersmith to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at North Ealing

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

Stations on the route: Kew Gardens ➜ Gunnersbury ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Hammersmith [change train] Hammersmith ➜ Acton Town ➜ Ealing Common ➜ North Ealing

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Kew Gardens to West Acton, Kew Gardens to Ealing Broadway and Kew Gardens to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

North Ealing station is not wheelchair accessible

Kew Gardens station entrance – There is level access between the Station Avenue entrance and the eastbound platform, and the North Road entrance and the westbound platform, but there are three flights of stairs between the Station Avenue entrance and the westbound platform (2x11 steps down +15 steps up), and three flights of stairs between the North Road entrance and the eastbound platform (15 steps down +2x11 steps up)

Changing tube line at Hammersmith – Changing between the Circle and H&C line platforms, or the District and Piccadilly line platforms, are all on the level, but you must use a lift and walk 520 metres outside in the street to change between the Circle/​H&C platforms and District/​Piccadilly platforms

North Ealing station exit – You must use stairs between the platforms and the exit (12 steps up +11 steps up +9 steps down from the eastbound platform, or 14 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from North Ealing to Kew Gardens is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Hammersmith

  1. From North Ealing take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Hammersmith to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Kew Gardens

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: North Ealing ➜ Ealing Common ➜ Acton Town ➜ Hammersmith [change train] Hammersmith ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Gunnersbury ➜ Kew Gardens

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and District

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include North Ealing to West Acton, North Ealing to Ealing Broadway and North Ealing to Ealing Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Kew Gardens station is not wheelchair accessible

North Ealing station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (9 steps up +11 steps down +12 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 14 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Hammersmith – Changing between the Circle and H&C line platforms, or the District and Piccadilly line platforms, are all on the level, but you must use a lift and walk 520 metres outside in the street to change between the Circle/​H&C platforms and District/​Piccadilly platforms

Kew Gardens station exit – There is level access between the eastbound platform and the Station Avenue exit, and the westbound platform and the North Road exit, but there are three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the Station Avenue exit (15 steps down +2x11 steps up), and three flights of stairs between the eastbound platform and the North Road exit (2x11 steps down +15 steps up)

Tube fare between Kew Gardens and North Ealing

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 Kew Gardens ⇄ North Ealing 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Kew Gardens ⇄ North Ealing 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
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 on foot – The distance to Kew Gardens 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 fares · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between North Ealing underground station and Kew Gardens station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins