Barbican station

Location and maps

Barbican train station
Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
London Underground map from Transport for London
Address:
Barbican Station, Aldersgate Street,
London EC1A 4JA
Barbican is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Circle Line

Hammersmith & City

Metropolitan Line

Check for delays on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines

Train fares from Barbican

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Adult train fares in London
Barbican station is in zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards and contactless cards off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

Journey planner

Find the best route from Barbican to another station:

Train journey from Barbican station

Plan a journey from Barbican to a tourist attraction:

Alternative tube stations that are close to Barbican: Farringdon, Moorgate and St Pauls

How to get there

Buses 4, 8, 21, 25, 43, 55, 56, 100, 153, 172, 242, 243Car park no Petrol stations and car parks nearby  Taxi rank no Minicab firms nearby  Hotels Hotels nearby

Station facilities

Toilets no Cash (ATM) machine no Photo booth no Pay phone yes Wi-Fi yes

Note: Facilities should be double-checked before making plans

Lifts and escalators

Street to the Circle/‍Metropolitan/‍Hammersmith & City: three flights of stairs (11, 12 and 28 down)

Circle/‍Metropolitan/‍Hammersmith & City to the street: three flights of stairs (11, 12 and 29 up)

Circle/‍Metropolitan/‍Hammersmith & City to the street: three flights of stairs (11, 12 and 28 up)

Ask a question

  •  Guest – “Can you tell me if there are many stairs to climb at barbican station? Thank you”
  • Admin – “There are two flights down to the ticket hall, of 11 and 12 steps, and then another flight of 28 steps down to the platforms. There's no way to avoid them unfortunately”

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