London Drum

Knightsbridge ⇄ New Cross Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Knightsbridge to New Cross is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly, Jubilee and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Green Park and Canada Water

  1. From Knightsbridge take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Green Park to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canada Water to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at New Cross

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly, Jubilee and London Overground

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Knightsbridge to New Cross Gate and Knightsbridge to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Knightsbridge station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Knightsbridge station entrance – There are two flights of stairs between the Knightsbridge northside entrance and the booking hall (21 steps down +8 steps down), or three flights of stairs from the Knightsbridge southside entrance (4 steps down +18 steps down +4 steps down), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside entrance (6 steps down +13 steps down +7 steps down) and Brompton Road westside entrance (15 steps down +5 steps down +4 steps down). After that there’s another escalator and one flight of stairs down to the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another six flights of stairs (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 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

New Cross station exit – There’s a level access ramp between the platforms and the exit

The journey from New Cross to Knightsbridge is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Jubilee and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Canada Water and

  1. From New Cross take the London Overground
  2. Change at Canada Water to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Green Park to the Piccadilly Line
  4. Leave the train at Knightsbridge

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 46 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge

Alternative routes include New Cross to New Cross Gate and New Cross to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

New Cross station entrance – There’s a level access ramp between the entrance and the platforms

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

Knightsbridge station exit – There’s an escalator and one flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Knightsbridge northside exit (8 steps up +21 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Knightsbridge southside exit (4 steps up +18 steps up +4 steps up), Sloane Street/Brompton Road eastside exit (7 steps up +13 steps up +6 steps up) and Brompton Road westside exit (4 steps up +5 steps up +15 steps up)

Tube fare between Knightsbridge and New Cross

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 Knightsbridge ⇄ New Cross 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 Knightsbridge ⇄ New Cross 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
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 – It’s around six miles to Knightsbridge, 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 · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between New Cross underground station and Knightsbridge station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Knightsbridge station