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

The journey from Chancery Lane to Westferry is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Chancery Lane take the Central Line
  2. Change at Bank to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Westferry

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Chancery Lane to West India Quay, Chancery Lane to Canary Wharf and Chancery Lane to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Chancery Lane tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Westferry 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 Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

Westferry station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (3x16 steps down to the westbound platform, or 2x16 steps down +14 steps down to the eastbound platform)

The journey from Westferry to Chancery Lane is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Central tube lines, changing trains at Bank

  1. From Westferry take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Bank to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Chancery Lane

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Bank [change train] Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Westferry to West India Quay, Westferry to Canary Wharf and Westferry to Limehouse

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Westferry train station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Westferry station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (3x16 steps up to the westbound platform, or 14 steps up +2x16 steps up to the eastbound platform)

Changing tube line at Bank – Changing between the Central and DLR platforms involves a lift plus escalator. Changing between the W&C line and any other platform involves a lift, an escalator plus a long travelator. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Northern line to any other platform

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 Westferry

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 ⇄ Westferry 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 ⇄ Westferry 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 – The distance is about 3¾ miles which would take about 80 minutes on foot

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 – The 3¾ mile ride between Westferry train station and Chancery Lane in a black cab should cost you about £18 to £31 and take anything from 15 to 29 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Chancery Lane station and Westferry