Acton Town to Barbican by train

1) From Acton Town take the Piccadilly Line
2) Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
3) Leave the train at Barbican

How many stops? 16   Do you have to change? Yes

Stations on the route: Acton Town → Hammersmith → Barons Court → Earl’s Court → Gloucester Road → South Kensington → Knightsbridge → Hyde Park Corner → Green Park → Piccadilly Circus → Leicester Square → Covent Garden → Holborn → Russell Square → King’s Cross St. Pancras change train King’s Cross St. Pancras → Farringdon → Barbican

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 44 mins

Fare zones: 1, 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Acton Town 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 £3.30 £2.80 £8 £8 £40 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £40 £153.60 £1600

Child fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Acton Town 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 £4 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £20 £76.80 £800
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

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. Read more about London train fares and child train fares. Learn how to use Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards, travelcards and contactless cards.

Acton Town tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Acton Town station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Barbican:
Ealing Common to Barbican or Chiswick Park to Barbican

 

Barbican tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Barbican station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Barbican train station

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

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Acton Town station – from the street to the Piccadilly eastbound platform you’ll have one lift, or one flight of stairs (28 steps down)

Barbican station – from the Circle/‍Metropolitan/‍Hammersmith & City platform to the street you’ll have three flights of stairs (11, 12 and 29 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

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

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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