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Lancaster Gate ⇄ Shoreditch High St Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Lancaster Gate to Shoreditch High Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central, Hammersmith & City and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Liverpool Street and Whitechapel

  1. From Lancaster Gate take the Central Line
  2. Change at Liverpool Street to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at Shoreditch High Street

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: Lancaster Gate ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Bond Street ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Tottenham Court Road ➜ Holborn ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Bank ➜ Liverpool Street [change train] Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shoreditch High Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Central, H&C and London Overground

First and last train times on the Central line

Tube times for the Central line

Alternative routes include Lancaster Gate to Liverpool Street, Lancaster Gate to Old Street and Lancaster Gate to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Lancaster Gate tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Shoreditch High Street 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 Liverpool Street – You can use a lift or escalator when changing between the Central line and National Rail platforms, or the Central line and the H&C eastbound platform. You can use a lift when changing between the H&C eastbound and National Rail platforms. But you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

The journey from Shoreditch High Street to Lancaster Gate is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Jubilee and Central tube lines, changing trains at Canada Water and

  1. From Shoreditch High Street take the London Overground
  2. Change at Canada Water to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Bond Street to the Central Line
  4. Leave the train at Lancaster Gate

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 50 mins

Stations on the route: Shoreditch High Street ➜ Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge ➜ Southwark ➜ Waterloo ➜ Westminster ➜ Green Park ➜ Bond Street [change train] Bond Street ➜ Marble Arch ➜ Lancaster Gate

Alternative routes include Shoreditch High Street to Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street to Old Street and Shoreditch High Street to Aldgate

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Shoreditch High Street underground station is not wheelchair accessible

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

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 Shoreditch High Street

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 Lancaster Gate ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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 Lancaster Gate ⇄ Shoreditch High St 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 London Underground prices, Pensioner prices, Children’s prices, Oyster card prices, Contactless card prices and Travelcard prices
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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 4¾ miles apart

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 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – A 4¾ mile taxi fare between Shoreditch High Street train station and Lancaster Gate should cost you about £23 to £35.50 and take anything from 20 to 34 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Lancaster Gate station and Shoreditch High Street