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High Street Kensington station - Train Times, Tube Fares & Stairs

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High Street Kensington underground station has 4 platforms. It is in Oyster fare zone 1 and connects with the Circle and District underground lines

London Underground delays at High Street Kensington station

Next train from High Street Kensington station

Tube line closures on the Circle and District line

Underground train fares from High Street Kensington

High Street Kensington station is in zone 1 (central London)

Train fares from High Street Kensington station
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Zone 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Zone 1-4 fare £6.70 £4.40 £3.20 £12.30 £12.30
Zone 1-5 fare £6.70 £5.10 £3.50 £14.60 £14.60
Zone 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60* £3.60* £15.60 £15.60
Zone 1-7 fare £8.30 £6.40 £4.70 £17 £15.60
Zone 1-8 fare £9.50 £7.80 £4.70 £20.10 £15.60
Zone 1-9 fare £9.80 £7.90 £4.80 £22.30 £15.60
* Tube journeys between zone 1 and Heathrow are always charged at the peak rate
Travelcard prices
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 train tickets, Senior train tickets, Child train tickets, Oyster train fares, Contactless train fares and Travelcard fares
Note: Ticket costs and daily caps 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 off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays 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 train fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Platform stairs, lifts and escalators at High Street Kensington

High Street Kensington tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (16 steps down +15 steps down)

Station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (15 steps down +16 steps up)

Changing train platforms – Changing between the Circle westbound towards Sloane Square and District westbound towards Earl’s Court is on the level. Changing between the Circle eastbound and District eastbound towards Edgware Road is also on the level. For all other changes you must use two flights of stairs (16 steps up +15 steps down)

Tube journey planner – Timetables, First & Last Train Times

Look up timetables and first and last train times from High Street Kensington to Bank, Charing Cross, Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another train station:

Other underground stations that are close to High Street Kensington include Gloucester Road, Earl’s Court and Notting Hill Gate train station

High Street Kensington underground station facilities

High Street Kensington Station, Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SA
0845 330 9874
You can buy train tickets at the self-service machines in the ticket hall
Cash machines:
There are no ATMs at the station
Public toilets:
Baby changing room:
Public payphone:
Passport photo booth:
Vending machine:
Waiting room:
High Street Kensington does not have any storage locker facilities
Onsite car park:
No – Car parks near High Street Kensington station
Taxi rank:
Cycle rack:
Bus routes:
9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 52, 70, 328, 452, C1 – Adult bus tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Your comments and questions

Andrew Owen Hi. Sorry I would like to know please, are there any open to the sky areas between High Street Kensington and Ealing Broadway?

Staff Hi Andrew. It looks like there are six little tunnels along the way, but 90% of the journey is above ground. Here's a map showing where the tunnels are:

Jasmine Hello, does High Street Kensington tube station have a lift to go to platforms? Pensioner.

Staff Hi Jasmine. No, you have to use stairs at High Street Kensington

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