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

The journey from Lancaster Gate to Royal Albert is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Central, Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Bond Street and Canning Town

  1. From Lancaster Gate take the Central Line
  2. Change at Bond Street to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  4. Leave the train at Royal Albert

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 55 mins

Stations on the route: Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street [change train] Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo ➜ Southwark ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Custom House ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Royal Albert

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Lancaster Gate to Beckton Park, Lancaster Gate to Cyprus and Lancaster Gate to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Lancaster Gate station is not wheelchair accessible

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

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

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Royal Albert 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 (5 steps up + 2x16 steps up)

The journey from Royal Albert to Lancaster Gate is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the DLR, Jubilee and Central tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town and

  1. From Royal Albert take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Bond Street to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Lancaster Gate

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 56 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Albert ➜ Prince Regent ➜ Custom House ➜ Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canary Wharf ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street [change train] Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR, Jubilee and Central

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Royal Albert to Beckton Park, Royal Albert to Cyprus and Royal Albert to Prince Regent

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Royal Albert underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

Royal Albert 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 (2x16 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

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 Royal Albert

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ Royal Albert 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Lancaster Gate ⇄ Royal Albert Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 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 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by carCar parks near Lancaster Gate station