Shortlands to Brixton - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Shortlands

• Take the Southeastern to Brixton
• Change at Brixton Rail Station
• Take the Walk to Brixton
• Change at Brixton

Arrive at: Brixton

Journey time between Shortlands and Brixton averages at 22 minutes


Stations passed through from Shortlands

  • Beckenham Junction Rail Station
  • Kent House Rail Station
  • Penge East Rail Station
  • Sydenham Hill Rail Station
  • West Dulwich Rail Station
  • Herne Hill Rail Station
  • Brixton Rail Station

Local disruptions

Changes to southbound bus stops at Brixton Station: Until further notice, please use Stop N for Route 35 towards Clapham Junction, Routes 109 118 250 N109 and N250 towards Streatham and Route 355 towards Mitcham. Route P4 will also terminate at Stop N. Please use Stop Q for Routes 45 59 133 159 333 and N133 towards Streatham Hill, Route N2 towards Crystal Palace and Route N3 towards Bromley North. Please use Stop ZA in Effra Road for Route 3 towards Crystal Palace and Route 196 towards Norwood Junction, and Stop Z in Effra Road for Route 2 towards West Norwood, Route 415 towards Tulse Hill and Route 432 towards Anerley Station.

BRIXTON UNDERGROUND STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible, travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Brixton to Shortlands


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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