Waterloo to Barbican by train

Train route from Waterloo to Barbican station

How to get from Waterloo 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? 5

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

Tube route: Waterloo → Southwark → London Bridge change train London Bridge → Bank → Moorgate change train Moorgate → Barbican

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 30 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 Waterloo station to Barbican station is approximately 1½ miles. Here’s an estimated taxi fare for 1½ miles. The walking distance between the two tube stations is about 28-31 minutes

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

Return journey:  Barbican to Waterloo 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 Waterloo 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 Waterloo station to Barbican

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

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Waterloo to Barbican stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Waterloo tube station

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

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


Barbican tube station

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

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

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