There are 7 ways to get from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Loughborough Junction to Elephant & Castle
  2. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station Northern

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 35 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Shoreditch, Curtain Road 35

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stockwell Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station Northern

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station 5 miles

$25 - $31

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station 5 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station 4.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  35 min

  1. Cycle from St John's Crescent, Brixton to Old Street Station, St. Luke's 5.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station is to line 35 bus which costs £2 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station is to train and Tube which costs £4 - £9 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between Brixton and Old Street Underground Station is 4 miles.

It takes approximately 12 min to get from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green and arriving at Shoreditch, Curtain Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Brixton, England and Old Street Underground Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Loughborough Junction to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Loughborough Junction to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stockwell Underground Station to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Camberwell, Denmark Hill Camberwell Green to Shoreditch, Curtain Road
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$13 - $20
Access
$15 - $21
Assist
$15 - $21
UberX
$15 - $21
UberXL
$21 - $30
Exec
$28 - $40
Lux
$45 - $60
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from St John's Crescent, Brixton to Old Street Station, St. Luke's
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Brixton to Old Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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