Barbican to Bow Road - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 33 mins

Barbican to Bow Road

Leave at 23:41 and arrive at 00:12
Journey time 31 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Circle line or Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for DLR to Bow Church DLR Station

  • Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station
  • Bow Church DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Walk to Bow Road Station

  • Bow Road Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Barbican to Bow Road

Leave at 23:51 and arrive at 00:22
Journey time 31 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Circle line or Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for DLR to Bow Church DLR Station

  • Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station
  • Bow Church DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Walk to Bow Road Station

  • Bow Road Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Barbican to Bow Road

Leave at 23:54 and arrive at 00:32
Journey time 38 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for DLR to Bow Church DLR Station

  • Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station
  • Bow Church DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

STRATFORD STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday Monday 3 May, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

Southbound closure in place due to roadworks. As a result, bus routes 8, 26, 35, 47, 149, 388, N26 are all on diversion (Southbound)from Shoreditch High St. Stops between Commercial St / Worship St. and Liverpool St. Station will not be served. Routes 135, 205 (Eastbound) will not serve stops between Shoreditch High Street Station and Aldgate East Station.

TFL RAIL: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Bank Holiday 3 May, no service between Liverpool Street and Witham / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Chelmsford / Witham / Southend Victoria, also between Wickford and Southminster.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Walk to Bow Road Station

  • Bow Road Station

Travel disruption notes

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service between Tower Hill and West Ham. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 1, Sunday 2 and Monday 3 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Buses

Average journey time: 41 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 22 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Barbican and Bow Road cost from £2.50 to £5.50


Return journey: Bow Road to Barbican

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The average journey between Barbican and Bow Road by train is 33 mins

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