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St. Pancras to Finchley Road (Urgent please!)

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St. Pancras to Finchley Road (Urgent please!)

Our hotel is Holiday Inn Express Swiss Cottage. We're arriving at Gatwick on the 25th (leaving tomorrow which is why I need a quick answer) and then taking a first capital connect train to St. Pancras. We were hoping to take a taxi from there since there's four of us, two kids and two adults and three carry-on bags and one big bag with us. Would this be a good way to go, and if so, around how much should it cost and would it fit all of us? Any other suggestions on how to do this? Thank you so much in advance!

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1. Re: St. Pancras to Finchley Road (Urgent please!)

A change from FCC to the Metropolitan line at Farringdon and direct tube from there to Finchley Road might be simpler. £13.50 per adult half price for children using an FCC travelcard. Groupsave will knock a bit more off this - £33.45 is the total I think

I don't think it will be any more difficult than getting yourselves to a taxi

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2. Re: St. Pancras to Finchley Road (Urgent please!)

That was what I originally thought was the best thing to do, I'm just a little worried with all our luggage how hard this would be. Would it be difficult to do that?

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3. Re: St. Pancras to Finchley Road (Urgent please!)

Farringdon stations - both National Rail and Underground - have step free access to and from the ticket halls and train platforms. At Finchley Road there are 28 steps up from the Metropolitan line platforms to the ticket hall but zero steps (just a walk on the flat) from the ticket hall to the way out.

If you're willing to wrangle bags at Finchley Road then it should be not too difficult a journey.

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