Barbican to Plaistow - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 21 mins

Barbican to Plaistow

Leave at 07:34 and arrive at 07:54
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Hammersmith and City Line: Severe delays due to train cancellations. Valid tickets are being accepted on London Buses.

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.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central 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, Mile End 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.

CHEAPSIDE: From 09:00 Saturday 22 January to 17:00 Sunday 23 January and from 09:00 Saturday 29 January to 17:00 Sunday 30 January, routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 are on diversion via New Change, Cannon Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a burst water main. Buses will miss the stops St Pauls Station (Stop SY), Bread Street, Bank Station/Poultry and Poultry/Bank Station DLR.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow 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, Mile End 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.

Barbican to Plaistow

Leave at 07:36 and arrive at 07:59
Journey time 23 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street 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.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central 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, Mile End 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.

CHEAPSIDE: From 09:00 Saturday 22 January to 17:00 Sunday 23 January and from 09:00 Saturday 29 January to 17:00 Sunday 30 January, routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 are on diversion via New Change, Cannon Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a burst water main. Buses will miss the stops St Pauls Station (Stop SY), Bread Street, Bank Station/Poultry and Poultry/Bank Station DLR.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow 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, Mile End 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.

Barbican to Plaistow

Leave at 07:44 and arrive at 08:04
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Liverpool Street

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Hammersmith and City Line: Severe delays due to train cancellations. Valid tickets are being accepted on London Buses.

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.

Change for Central line to Mile End

  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central 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, Mile End 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.

CHEAPSIDE: From 09:00 Saturday 22 January to 17:00 Sunday 23 January and from 09:00 Saturday 29 January to 17:00 Sunday 30 January, routes 8 25 N8 N25 and N242 are on diversion via New Change, Cannon Street and Queen Victoria Street due to a burst water main. Buses will miss the stops St Pauls Station (Stop SY), Bread Street, Bank Station/Poultry and Poultry/Bank Station DLR.

Change for District line to Plaistow

  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow 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, Mile End 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.

Buses

Average journey time: 52 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 45 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Barbican and Plaistow cost from £2.80 to £5.50


Return journey: Plaistow 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 Plaistow by London Underground?

The average journey between Barbican and Plaistow by train is 21 mins

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