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Chancery Lane ⇄ King’s Cross St Pancras Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Chancery Lane to King's Cross St Pancras is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at Holborn

  1. From Chancery Lane take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at King’s Cross St. Pancras

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 18 mins

Stations on the route: Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Chancery Lane to Euston, Chancery Lane to Russell Square and Chancery Lane to Euston Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chancery Lane underground station is not wheelchair accessible

King’s Cross St. Pancras station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

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 Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

King’s Cross St. Pancras station exit – There’s a lift from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator from the Piccadilly line platforms, an escalator (or 11 steps up +3x17 steps up) from the Victoria line platforms, or two escalators (or one escalator and 11 steps up +3x17 steps up) from the Northern line platforms. After that there’s a lift to the King’s Cross forecourt exit. There are four flights of stairs from the Metropolitan line booking hall to the Pancras Road exit (2x11 steps up +3 steps up +16 steps up) or one flight of stairs from the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps up). There are four flights of stairs from the Metropolitan line booking hall and the Belgrove Street and Crestfield Street exits (2x11 steps up +5 steps up +19 steps up) or one flight of stairs from the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps up)

The journey from King's Cross St Pancras to Chancery Lane is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Central tube lines, changing trains at Holborn

  1. From King’s Cross St. Pancras take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Chancery Lane

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 17 mins

Stations on the route: King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Central

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include King’s Cross St. Pancras to Euston, King’s Cross St. Pancras to Russell Square and King’s Cross St. Pancras to Euston Square

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

King’s Cross St. Pancras train station is not wheelchair accessible

Chancery Lane station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

King’s Cross St. Pancras station entrance – There’s a lift between the King’s Cross forecourt entrance and the booking hall. There are four flights of stairs between the Pancras Road entrance and the Metropolitan line booking hall (16 steps down +3 steps down +2x11 steps down) or one flight of stairs to the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps down). There are four flights of stairs between the Belgrove Street and Crestfield Street entrances and the Metropolitan line booking hall (19 steps down +5 steps down +2x11 steps down) or one flight of stairs to the Northern/​Piccadilly/​Victoria line booking hall (7 steps down). After that there’s a lift down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can get an escalator to the Piccadilly line platforms, an escalator (or 3x17 steps down +11 steps down) to the Victoria line platforms, or two escalators (or one escalator and 3x17 steps down +11 steps down) to the Northern line platforms

Changing tube line at Holborn – You must use stairs when changing between the Central/​Piccadilly line platforms

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

Tube fare between Chancery Lane and King's Cross St Pancras

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 ⇄ King’s Cross St Pancras 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Chancery Lane ⇄ King’s Cross St Pancras 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 Adult train prices 2024, Senior train prices 2024, Child train prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 2024
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 – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes 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 2024 · OAP bus fares 2024 · Kids bus fares 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¼ mile journey between King’s Cross St. Pancras station and Chancery Lane in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Chancery Lane station and King’s Cross St. Pancras