Our Key Cutting price list includes the average cost to cut keys with how long it takes to cut a key. Our prices include the cost of key cutting for all types of keys from house to security keys.
We have even included the estimated times of how long it may take to cut different types of keys, from house keys to patio door & garage keys.
Below prices are based on keys being duplicated & copied from an existing key – this known as cut “to pattern”.
Key Cutting Prices
|Key Type||Estimated Price
|Time to cut Key|
|Caravan Key||from £6||under 5 minutes|
|Classic Car Key||from £6||under 5 minutes|
|Cylinder – Yale Key
(house key for front/back door)
|from £4||under 5 minutes|
|Filing Cabinet Key
||from £3||under 5 minutes|
|Garage Door Key
||from £4||under 5 minutes|
|Mortice Key – (house key for front/back door)||from £5||under 5 minutes|
|Office/Locker Key||from £4||under 5 minutes|
|Patio Door Key||from £4||under 5 minutes|
|Safe Key – normal||from £10||from 5 – 15 minutes|
|Safe Key (Double Sided/Bitted)||from £30||from 10 minutes – 1 hour|
(e.g. Ultion, Mul-T-Lock, Banham, ABS Avocet etc.. )
|from £10||from 5 – 15 minutes|
|Window Key||from £3||under 5 minutes|
*PRICES VARY: Prices will vary from locksmith to locksmith, so please don’t take this as an exact guide, also where you are based will also factor into the cost you will pay.
**SAFE KEYS: There are different types and variations of safe keys, some are double sided (double bitted), which are more expensive, so this is why the prices vary so much.
***WHILE YOU WAIT SERVICE: Most key cutters who cut keys in store will offer a while you wait service
Key Cutting Guide – Popular Questions Answered
Please see our key cutting guide here which answering 15 popular questions, from topics such as broken keys, where to get keys cut to why some keys take longer to cut.
Key Price Chart – Cheapest to Most Expensive
Compiled from our price list, below is a list of what the cheapest key to get copied is, up to the most expensive key your likely to get cut.
|Order Of Price
1 = Cheapest | 9 = Most Expensive
|1. Window Key – CHEAPEST|
|2. Cylinder (“Yale” type) Key (house key)|
|3. Garage Door Key|
|4. Office/Locker Key|
|5. Patio Door Key|
|6. Mortice Key (house key)|
|7. Security Key (e.g. Ultion, Mul-T-Lock, Banham, ABS Avocet etc.. )|
|8. Safe Key – normal|
|9. Safe Key – double sided ( bitted) – MOST EXPENSIVE|
Summary on Key Cutting Prices
Price to cut keys:
- The cheapest key to cut is a window key.
- The most expensive key to cut is a key for a security safe especially double bitted safe keys.
Time to cut keys:
- The fastest keys to cut are house keys for doors and windows.
- The longest wait to get a key cut is getting a key for a security safe.
Security keys that are cut to code for your home can take some time.