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Chancery Lane ⇄ Hampstead Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Chancery Lane to Hampstead is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Tottenham Court Road

  1. From Chancery Lane take the Central Line
  2. Change at Tottenham Court Road to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Hampstead

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 33 mins

Stations on the route: Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn ➜ Tottenham Court Road [change train] Tottenham Court Road ➜ Goodge Street ➜ Warren Street ➜ Euston ➜ Mornington Crescent ➜ Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Northern

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Chancery Lane to Belsize Park, Chancery Lane to Finchley Road and Chancery Lane to Golders Green

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chancery Lane underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Hampstead station is not wheelchair accessible

Chancery Lane station entrance – You must two flights of stairs from the entrance to the booking hall (16 steps down +6 steps down from the Holborn southside and Chancery Lane entrances, or 16 steps down +10 steps down from the Gray’s Inn Road westside entrance, or 19 steps down +6 steps down from the Gray’s Inn Road eastside entrance). After that you must use an escalator down to the eastbound platform, or two escaltors down to the westbound platform

Changing tube line at Tottenham Court Road – You can use a lift when changing between the platforms

Hampstead station exit – You must use a lift and two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps up +6 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another 19 flights of stairs (18 steps up +15x17 steps up +3 steps up +19 steps up)

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Tube fare between Chancery Lane and Hampstead

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 Chancery Lane ⇄ Hampstead 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 Chancery Lane ⇄ Hampstead 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
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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 – If you wanted to walk the four mile distance it would take around 75-85 minutes

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 tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – The four mile ride between Hampstead station and Chancery Lane station in a black cab should cost between £18 and £31 and take about 16-30 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Chancery Lane station