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Lancaster Gate ⇄ Mansion House Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Lancaster Gate to Mansion House is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central, Northern and District tube lines, changing trains at Tottenham Court Road and Embankment

  1. From Lancaster Gate take the Central Line
  2. Change at Tottenham Court Road to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Embankment to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Mansion House

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road [change train] Tottenham Court Road ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Northern and District

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Lancaster Gate to Cannon Street, Lancaster Gate to St Pauls and Lancaster Gate to Bank

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Lancaster Gate station is not wheelchair accessible

Mansion House station is not wheelchair accessible

Lancaster Gate station entrance – There’s 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 eight flights of stairs (16 steps down +5 steps down +7 steps down +3x15 steps down +2x13 steps down)

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

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

Mansion House station exit – You must two flights of stairs from the westbound platform to the booking hall (17 steps up +6 steps up), or three flights from the eastbound platform (12 steps up +11 steps up +21 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the Garlick Hill entrance (15 steps up +9 steps up), or two flights to the Queen Victoria Street westside exit (15 steps up +9 steps up), or two flights to the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street northside exit (4 steps up +20 steps up), or three flights to the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street southside exit (4 steps up +12 steps up +7 steps up), or three flights to the Bow Lane exit (4 steps up +12 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Mansion House to Lancaster Gate is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the District, Jubilee and Central tube lines, changing trains at Westminster and

  1. From Mansion House take the District Line
  2. Change at Westminster to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Bond Street to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Lancaster Gate

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple ➜ Embankment ➜ Westminster [change train] Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street [change train] Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District, Jubilee and Central

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Mansion House to Cannon Street, Mansion House to St Pauls and Mansion House to Bank

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Mansion House underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Lancaster Gate station is not wheelchair accessible

Mansion House station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the Garlick Hill entrance and the booking hall (9 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Queen Victoria Street westside entrance (9 steps down +15 steps down), or two flights from the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street northside entrance (20 steps down +4 steps down), or three flights from the Queen Victoria Street/​Cannon Street southside entrance (7 steps down +12 steps down +4 steps down), or three flights from the Bow Lane entrance (13 steps down +12 steps down +4 steps down). After that you must two flights of stairs down to the westbound platform (6 steps down +17 steps down), or three flights to the eastbound platform (21 steps down +11 steps down +12 steps down)

Changing tube line at Westminster – There are two lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee eastbound line platforms (or two escalators and 2x14 stairs), or three lifts when changing between the Circle/​District and Jubilee westbound line platforms (or three escalators and 2x14 stairs)

Changing tube line at Bond Street – You can use a lift when changing between the Central and Jubilee line platforms

Lancaster Gate station exit – There’s 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 eight flights of stairs (2x13 steps up +3x15 steps up +7 steps up +5 steps up +16 steps up)

Tube fare between Lancaster Gate and Mansion House

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 Lancaster Gate ⇄ Mansion House 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 Lancaster Gate ⇄ Mansion House 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 tube prices 2024, Senior tube prices 2024, Child tube 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 – The stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that distance

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 prices 2024 · OAP bus prices 2024 · Kids bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Mansion House underground station and Lancaster Gate will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Lancaster Gate station and Mansion House