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Farringdon ⇄ Hampstead Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Farringdon to Hampstead is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan, Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras and Camden Town

  1. From Farringdon take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Camden Town to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Hampstead

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town [change train] Camden Town ➜ Chalk Farm ➜ Belsize Park ➜ Hampstead

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan, Northern

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

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

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Hampstead station is not wheelchair accessible

Farringdon station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (12 steps down +16 steps down)

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

Changing tube line at Camden Town – Changing between northbound services is on the level, but you need to use two flights of 11 steps to change between southbound services

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 Farringdon 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 Farringdon ⇄ 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 Farringdon ⇄ 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 – The distance from Hampstead to Farringdon is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between Hampstead station and Farringdon should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Farringdon station