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King’s Cross St Pancras ⇄ West Brompton Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from King's Cross St Pancras to West Brompton is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court

  1. From King’s Cross St. Pancras take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at West Brompton

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 31 mins

Stations on the route: King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ West Brompton

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 King’s Cross St. Pancras to Earls Court and King’s Cross St. Pancras to Fulham Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King’s Cross St. Pancras tube station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

The London Overground has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The District line is not wheelchair accessible

King’s Cross St. Pancras station entrance – There’s a lift between the King’s Cross forecourt entrance and the booking hall. There are four flights of stairs between the Pancras Road entrance and the Metropolitan line booking hall (16 steps down +3 steps down +2x11 steps down) or one flight of stairs to the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps down). There are four flights of stairs between the Belgrove Street and Crestfield Street entrances and the Metropolitan line booking hall (19 steps down +5 steps down +2x11 steps down) or one flight of stairs to the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps down). After that there’s a lift down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator to the Piccadilly line platforms, an escalator (or 3x17 steps down +11 steps down) to the Victoria line platforms, or two escalators (or one escalator and 3x17 steps down +11 steps down) to the Northern line platforms

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

West Brompton station exit – There’s a lift between the London Overground/​District eastbound platform and the exit, but you must use one flight of stairs from the District westbound platform (27 steps up)

The journey from West Brompton to King's Cross St Pancras is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Earl’s Court

  1. From West Brompton take the District Line
  2. Change at Earl’s Court to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at King’s Cross St. Pancras

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

Stations on the route: West Brompton ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras

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 West Brompton to Earls Court and West Brompton to Fulham Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The London Overground at West Brompton underground station has step-free access from the street to the platform, but there may be a step up or gap to the train. The District line is not wheelchair accessible

King’s Cross St. Pancras station is not wheelchair accessible

West Brompton station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the London Overground/​District eastbound platform, but you must use one flight of stairs to the District westbound platform (27 steps down)

Changing tube line at Earl’s Court – You can use a lift when changing platforms

King’s Cross St. Pancras station exit – There’s a lift from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator from the Piccadilly line platforms, an escalator (or 11 steps up +3x17 steps up) from the Victoria line platforms, or two escalators (or one escalator and 11 steps up +3x17 steps up) from the Northern line platforms. After that there’s a lift to the King’s Cross forecourt exit. There are four flights of stairs from the Metropolitan line booking hall to the Pancras Road exit (2x11 steps up +3 steps up +16 steps up) or one flight of stairs from the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps up). There are four flights of stairs from the Metropolitan line booking hall and the Belgrove Street and Crestfield Street exits (2x11 steps up +5 steps up +19 steps up) or one flight of stairs from the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps up)

Tube fare between King's Cross St Pancras and West Brompton

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 King’s Cross St Pancras ⇄ West Brompton 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 King’s Cross St Pancras ⇄ West Brompton 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 – It’s about 4⅓ miles from West Brompton to King’s Cross St. Pancras which is too far to walk

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 · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between West Brompton train station and King’s Cross St. Pancras station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near King’s Cross St. Pancras station