Earl's Court to Design Museum

Design MuseumDesign Museum The Design Museum showcases contemporary classics from the world of fashion and design. 

Design Museum’s nearest station is High Street Kensington

1) From Earl’s Court take the District Line
2) Leave the train at High Street Kensington
3) Walk 7 mins to Design Museum

How many stops? 1   Is it a direct train? Yes

Stations on the route: Earl’s Court → High Street Kensington

Journey time? Approx 3 mins + 7 mins walk to Design Museum   Fare zones? 1

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Adult fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Earl’s Court to High Street Kensington
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 (z1-2) £134.80 (z1-2) £1404 (z1-2)

Child fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Earl’s Court to High Street Kensington
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.50 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £17.60 (z1-2) £67.60 (z1-2) £704 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Look up the London underground prices and child underground prices. Learn how to use Oyster tickets, Visitor Oyster tickets, travelcard tickets and contactless cards.

Earl’s Court tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Earl’s Court station
 (zone 1 & 2)

Car parks close to Earl’s Court station

Pubs, restaurants and hotels by Earl’s Court station

Alternative journeys to High Street Kensington:
Earl’s Court to Gloucester Road or Earl’s Court to Notting Hill Gate

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Earl’s Court station – from the street to the District eastbound platform you’ll have to walk down a ramp or one flight of 8 stairs, plus one lift or one flight of 27 stairs from the Earl’s Court Road entrance, or one lift or one flight of 23 stairs from the Warwick Road entrance

High Street Kensington station – from the District platform to the street you’ll have one flight of stairs (31 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Design Museum by foot – You could walk the one mile in about 19-21 minutes

Design Museum by bus – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus tickets and child bus tickets pages for more details

Design Museum by taxi – A taxi will take 6-13 mins to cover the one mile and will cost approx £6 to £9.60

Minicab to Design Museum – Here’s a list of minicabs near Earl’s Court station

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