Old Street to Barbican by train

Train route from Old Street to Barbican station

How to get from Old Street to Barbican station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? Yes
How many stops are there? 2

1)  From Old Street take the Northern
2)  Change train at Moorgate to the Metropolitan
3)  Leave the train at Barbican

Tube route: Old Street → Moorgate change train Moorgate → Barbican

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 14 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Old Street station to Barbican station is roughly ¾ of a mile. You may prefer to pay a taxi fare instead. The walking distance between the underground stations is about 14-15 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by delays on the London Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Old Street and Barbican is affected by a London tube strike

Return journey:  Barbican to Old Street station

Note: This journey has been created by a computer program and may not be the fastest possible route. Closures, cancellations and delays on the Old Street to Barbican tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Old Street station to Barbican

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Old Street to Barbican can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

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Old Street tube station

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

Alternative train journey to Barbican:
Moorgate to Barbican, Shoreditch to Barbican or Angel to Barbican


Barbican tube station

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

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

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