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Chalk Farm ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Chalk Farm to Whitechapel is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and District tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Chalk Farm take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Whitechapel

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Chalk Farm ➜ Camden Town ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Euston ➜ Warren Street ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and District

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Chalk Farm to Aldgate East, Chalk Farm to Stepney Green and Chalk Farm to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chalk Farm tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station is not wheelchair accessible

Chalk Farm station entrance – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (3 steps down +4 steps down +12 steps down +2x17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Whitechapel station exit – There are lifts up from the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators from the Elizabeth line

The journey from Whitechapel to Chalk Farm is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City, Victoria and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras and

  1. From Whitechapel take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Euston to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Chalk Farm

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 42 mins

Stations on the route: Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston [change train] Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C, Victoria and Northern

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Whitechapel to Aldgate East, Whitechapel to Stepney Green and Whitechapel to Bethnal Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Whitechapel train station is not wheelchair accessible

Chalk Farm station is not wheelchair accessible

Whitechapel station entrance – There are lifts down to the London Overground, District and Hammersmith & City platforms, and escalators to the Elizabeth line

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Changing tube line at Euston – Changing between the Northern northbond platform and the Victoria northbound platform is on the level. Changing between the Northern southbound platform via London Bridge, and the Victoria southbound platform, is also on the level. But you must use stairs for all other changes

Chalk Farm station exit – You must use a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (2x17 steps up +12 steps up +4 steps up +3 steps up)

Tube fare between Chalk Farm and Whitechapel

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Chalk Farm ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Chalk Farm ⇄ Whitechapel Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube fares
Note: Tube journey prices 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 it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends 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 fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – It’s about 4⅓ miles from Whitechapel to Chalk Farm which is too far to walk

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between Whitechapel train station and Chalk Farm station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Chalk Farm station and Whitechapel