Barbican to Old Street - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 11 mins

Barbican to Old Street

Leave at 05:39 and arrive at 05:49
Journey time 10 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Circle line to Moorgate

  • Moorgate 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.

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, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. 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 Old Street

  • Old Street Underground Station

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.

MOORGATE STATION: On Monday to Friday (except public holidays), there is no down escalator to the Great Northern platforms between 0700 and 1000, and no down escalator to the Northern line platforms between 0730 and 0945. Access to platforms at these times will be via the spiral staircase (62 steps to the Great Northern platforms and 132 steps to the Northern line platforms).

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, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. 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 Moorgate and Kennington as part of major upgrade works. During this closure, all Northern line trains on this branch will terminate at 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.

Barbican to Old Street

Leave at 05:43 and arrive at 05:56
Journey time 13 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Circle line to Moorgate

  • Moorgate 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.

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, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. 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 Old Street

  • Old Street Underground Station

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.

MOORGATE STATION: On Monday to Friday (except public holidays), there is no down escalator to the Great Northern platforms between 0700 and 1000, and no down escalator to the Northern line platforms between 0730 and 0945. Access to platforms at these times will be via the spiral staircase (62 steps to the Great Northern platforms and 132 steps to the Northern line platforms).

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, Moorgate station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45, and all Northern line trains will terminate here. 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 Moorgate and Kennington as part of major upgrade works. During this closure, all Northern line trains on this branch will terminate at 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.

Cycle

Average journey time: 03 mins

Travel ticket costs

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


Return journey: Old Street to Barbican


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

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The average journey between Barbican and Old Street by train is 11 mins

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