Waterloo to Barbican by train

Train journey route

1) From Waterloo take the Jubilee Line
2) Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
3) Change at Moorgate to the Metropolitan Line
4) Leave the train at Barbican

How many stops? 5

Do you have to change trains? Yes

Stations on the route: Waterloo → Southwark → London Bridge change train London Bridge → Bank → Moorgate change train Moorgate → Barbican

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 30 mins

Fare zones: 1

Lifts, escalators and stairs:
Barbican station – from the Circle/‍Metropolitan/‍Hammersmith & City platform to the street you’ll have three flights of stairs (11, 12 and 28 steps up)

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. You should allow extra time for cancellations and delays. Information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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Adult train fare for zone 1

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Adult train fare from Waterloo to Barbican
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £6.80 £6.80 £34.10 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £34.10 (z1-2) £131 (z1-2) £1364 (z1-2)

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. See London train fares and train fares for children if you want the prices for the other London underground zones

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Child train fare for zone 1

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Child train fare from Waterloo to Barbican
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £3.40 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £17.10 (z1-2) £65.70 (z1-2) £684 (z1-2)
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £12.70 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Waterloo tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Waterloo station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Waterloo train station

Alternative train journey to Barbican:
Southwark to Barbican, Embankment to Barbican or Lambeth North to Barbican

 

Find pubs near Waterloo station

 

Barbican tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Barbican station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Barbican train station

Alternative train route from Waterloo:
Waterloo to Farringdon, Waterloo to Moorgate or Waterloo to St Pauls

 

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Other ways to get from Waterloo to Barbican

Walk to Barbican – It’s roughly 1½ miles to walk, which would take about 28-31 minutes on foot

Bus to Barbican – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Barbican – A black taxi cab can drive the 1½ miles from Waterloo to Barbican in about 8-17 mins, and will charge you £9 to £15

Minicab to Barbican – Here’s a list of minicab firms near Waterloo station

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