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

The journey from Lancaster Gate to Pimlico is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Central and Victoria tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus

  1. From Lancaster Gate take the Central Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Victoria Line
  3. Leave the train at Pimlico

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Pimlico

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central and Victoria

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Lancaster Gate to Vauxhall and Lancaster Gate to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Lancaster Gate station is not wheelchair accessible

Pimlico 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 Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

Pimlico station exit – There’s an escalator or seven flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (3 steps up +16 steps up +4x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use stairs from the booking hall to the exits (9 steps up to the Bessborough Street exit, and 16 steps up +18 steps up to the Rampayne Street exit)

The journey from Pimlico to Lancaster Gate is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Victoria and Central tube lines, changing trains at Oxford Circus

  1. From Pimlico take the Victoria Line
  2. Change at Oxford Circus to the Central Line
  3. Leave the train at Lancaster Gate

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park ➜ Oxford Circus [change train] Oxford Circus ➜ Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Victoria and Central

First and last train times on the Victoria line

Tube times for the Victoria line

Alternative routes include Pimlico to Vauxhall and Pimlico to Victoria

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Pimlico underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Lancaster Gate station is not wheelchair accessible

Pimlico station entrance – You must use stairs between the entrances and the booking hall (9 steps down from the Bessborough Street entrance, and 18 steps down +16 steps down from the Rampayne Street entrance). After that there’s an escalator or seven flights of stairs down to the platforms (3 steps down +4x17 steps down +16 steps down +3 steps down)

Changing tube line at Oxford Circus – Changing between the Bakerloo northbound and Victoria northbound platforms, or the Bakerloo southbound and Victoria southbound platforms, is on the level, but you must use one flights of 20 stairs for all other platform changes

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 Pimlico

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 ⇄ Pimlico 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 ⇄ Pimlico 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 tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 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 – You could walk the 2½ mile distance in about 47-52 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 prices · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A 2½ mile taxi fare between Pimlico underground station and Lancaster Gate will cost you around £14.30 to £24.60 and take about 12-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Lancaster Gate station and Pimlico