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Kew Gardens ⇄ Sloane Square Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Kew Gardens to Sloane Square is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Kew Gardens take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Sloane Square

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Kew Gardens ➜ Gunnersbury ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Kew Gardens to Victoria, Kew Gardens to Knightsbridge and Kew Gardens to South Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Sloane Square 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)

Sloane Square station exit – There’s an escalator between the westbound platform and the exit (or four flights of 12, 7, 12 and 17 stairs), but you must use three flights of steps from the eastbound platform (20, 14 and 16 stairs)

The journey from Sloane Square to Kew Gardens is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the District tube line

  1. From Sloane Square take the District Line
  2. Leave the train at Kew Gardens

Number of tube stops: 11 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Ravenscourt Park ➜ Stamford Brook ➜ Turnham Green ➜ Gunnersbury ➜ Kew Gardens

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Sloane Square to Victoria, Sloane Square to Knightsbridge and Sloane Square to South Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Sloane Square 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

Sloane Square station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down +14 steps down +16 steps down to the eastbound platform, or 12 steps down +7 steps down +12 steps down +17 steps down to the westbound platform)

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 Sloane Square

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ Sloane Square 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Kew Gardens ⇄ Sloane Square 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 London Underground prices, Pensioner prices, Children’s prices, Oyster card prices, Contactless card prices and Travelcard prices
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 5¾ 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 5¾ mile taxi fare between Sloane Square train station and Kew Gardens should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Sloane Square station