Barbican to Kennington - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 28 mins

Barbican to Kennington

Leave at 18:30 and arrive at 18:58
Journey time 28 mins
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Circle line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Barbican Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Northern line to Euston

  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Euston Station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . There will also be a reduced Northern line service into Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Northern line to Kennington

  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Goodge Street Underground Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
  • Leicester Square Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Kennington Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Euston Station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . There will also be a reduced Northern line service into Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all trains from Kennington will be via Charing Cross. Kennington station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider taking bus route 733, cycling or using the Thameslink services from nearby Elephant & Castle (which is an 11 minute walk away).

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    Travel disruption notes

    NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

      Barbican to Kennington

      Leave at 18:32 and arrive at 19:01
      Journey time 29 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Metropolitan line to King's Cross St.Pancras

      • Farringdon Underground Station
      • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Barbican Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      Change for Piccadilly line to Leicester Square

      • Russell Square Underground Station
      • Holborn Underground Station
      • Covent Garden Underground Station
      • Leicester Square Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Leicester Square Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      Change for Northern line to Kennington

      • Charing Cross Underground Station
      • Embankment Underground Station
      • Waterloo Underground Station
      • Kennington Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Leicester Square Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all trains from Kennington will be via Charing Cross. Kennington station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider taking bus route 733, cycling or using the Thameslink services from nearby Elephant & Castle (which is an 11 minute walk away).

      Barbican to Kennington

      Leave at 18:35 and arrive at 19:03
      Journey time 28 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Hammersmith & City line to King's Cross St.Pancras

      • Farringdon Underground Station
      • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Hammersmith and City Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Barbican Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      Change for Piccadilly line to Leicester Square

      • Russell Square Underground Station
      • Holborn Underground Station
      • Covent Garden Underground Station
      • Leicester Square Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, King's Cross St Pancras station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Leicester Square Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      Change for Northern line to Kennington

      • Charing Cross Underground Station
      • Embankment Underground Station
      • Waterloo Underground Station
      • Kennington Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Leicester Square Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

      NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

      From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all trains from Kennington will be via Charing Cross. Kennington station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider taking bus route 733, cycling or using the Thameslink services from nearby Elephant & Castle (which is an 11 minute walk away).

      Buses

      Average journey time: 33 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 16 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Barbican and Kennington cost from £2.40 to £5.50


      Return journey: Kennington to Barbican


      Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

      Frequently asked questions

      What is the average journey time between Barbican and Kennington by London Underground?

      The average journey between Barbican and Kennington by train is 28 mins

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