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Travelling for one day via tube

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Travelling for one day via tube

Hi I'm planning a day to London and will need to use the tube , travelling with one adult and two children aged 13 and 14 , 3 of us in total . Could you advise the cheapest way of travelling via tube it would be on a week day . And also where u would purchase the tickets ?

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

It really depends on how many journeys you're likely to make and whether you're going to be using buses too. Can you provide any extra info?

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2. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Group travelcard maybe... depends on how many trips, zones crossed, where your travelling from, to, etc...

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3. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Group Travelcards are available only for parties of ten or more, so that's out.

'one adult and two children aged 13 and 14 , 3 of us in total . Could you advise the cheapest way of travelling via tube it would be on a week day.' If you have a contactless payment card or can borrow an Oyster card from a friend or family member, use that.

You will have unlimited use of all transport in zones 1 and 2 content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf for £6.60. The daily cap will rise if you travel beyond zone 2 using any form of transport except buses, but the system will calculate the lowest fare for all journeys taken as long as you touch in and out correctly (touch in only on buses, no need to touch out).

Your children may buy one day Travelcards for £6.10 which will give them unlimited transport in zones 1 to 4 at off peak times or zones 1 to 6 at peak times. If you can borrow Oyster cards for your children then ask a station agent to load Young Visitor Discounts on the Oysters which will reduce the daily cap to £1.50.

With a stay in London of one day there will be no benefit in buying Oyster cards for your children unless you plan to retain them, as the £5 deposit for each card won't be refunded unless the card has been held and used for at least 48 hours.

'And also where u would purchase the tickets ?' At Underground stations, rail stations and other locations across London.

If you would like more information then please let us know much more as the details are important.

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4. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Trying to get from Euston Train station to St Pancras via the Tube. Can I buy a paper ticket and how much would it cost?

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5. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Only the one trip as I have a train pass and the only time I need to use the tube is to get between train stations,

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6. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

@lynwatan

A single journey cash fare, paper ticket will cost £4.90

These two stations are about 12 mins walk from each other, if you want to do this.

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7. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Agree, walk!

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8. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

Those two stations are so close together you should walk - it will be quicker than buying ticket, going into underground, waiting for train and leaving the station at the other end! It would have been better if you had started your own thread rather than hijacking another.

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9. Re: Travelling for one day via tube

'Trying to get from Euston Train station to St Pancras via the Tube.' Please don't do this, it's a pointless exercise.

If you'd like to avoid busy Euston Road then here's the way to walk from one station to the other. Leave Euston by walking to the bus station which faces Euston Road. Keeping the station on your left, turn left at Eversholt Street and walk to Phoenix Road - turn right there.

Phoenix Road will become Brill Place. When you reach the junction of Brill Place and Midland Road cross the road and turn right. You'll find a step free entrance on the left just a few metres along, very clearly signed.

If the walk from Euston to St P takes more than 10 minutes it will be because you've paused to do something en route.

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