Paddington to The Forum

The ForumThe Forum The Forum in Kentish Town is one of London’s most popular music venues for live concerts. 

The nearest station to The Forum is Kentish Town

1) From Paddington take the Circle Line
2) Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
3) Leave the train at Kentish Town
4) Walk 4 mins to The Forum

How many stops? 8   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Paddington → Edgware Road → Baker Street → Great Portland Street → Euston Square → King’s Cross St. Pancras change train King’s Cross St. Pancras → Euston → Camden Town → Kentish Town

Journey time? Approx 29 mins + 4 mins walk to The Forum   Fare zones? 1, 2

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Adult fare for zones 1-2

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Adult train fare from Paddington to Kentish Town
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 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7 £35.10 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £35.10 £134.80 £1404

Child fare for zones 1-2

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Child train fare from Paddington to Kentish Town
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 £67.60 £704
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.

Lifts, stairs and escalators

King’s Cross St. Pancras station – from the Circle/Metropolitan/Hammersmith & City eastbound platform to the Northern northbound or Victoria southbound platform you’ll have three lifts, or one lift and two escalators, or one lift one escalator and two flights of stairs (19 up and 20 steps down), or one lift and one flight of stairs (26 steps up), or two escalators and one flight of stairs (26 steps up), or three flights of stairs (19, 26 up and 20 steps down)

Kentish Town station – from the Northern northbound platform to the street you’ll have one escalator, or three flights of stairs (11 down and 19, 102 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

The Forum by foot – The distance to The Forum is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 minutes

The Forum 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

The Forum by taxi – Three miles will take about 13-25 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £12.60 to £23

Minicab to The Forum – Here’s a list of minicab companies near Paddington station

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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