Barbican to South Kensington - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 1 hour 56 mins

Barbican to South Kensington

Leave at 00:28 and arrive at 05:16
Journey time 04:48
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Hammersmith (H&C and Circle Lines)

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station
  • Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  • Royal Oak Underground Station
  • Westbourne Park Underground Station
  • Ladbroke Grove Underground Station
  • Latimer Road Underground Station
  • Wood Lane Underground Station
  • Shepherd's Bush Market Underground Station
  • Goldhawk Road Underground Station
  • Hammersmith (H&C Line) Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

CIRCLE LINE: No service in the Clockwise direction due to train cancellations. GOOD SERVICE in the Anti clockwise direction.

Change for Walk to Hammersmith (District and Piccadilly) Station

  • Hammersmith (District and Piccadilly) Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: No service in the Clockwise direction due to train cancellations. GOOD SERVICE in the Anti clockwise direction.

Change for District line to South Kensington

  • Barons Court Underground Station
  • West Kensington Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • South Kensington 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.

SOUTH KENSINGTON STATION: Saturday 27 February until March 2022, closed to Piccadilly line trains. Please use District line trains instead.

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

Barbican to South Kensington

Leave at 05:23 and arrive at 05:56
Journey time 33 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 & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Victoria line to Victoria

  • Euston Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for District line to South Kensington

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington 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.

Bus Stop Closed

SOUTH KENSINGTON STATION: Saturday 27 February until March 2022, closed to Piccadilly line trains. Please use District line trains instead.

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

Barbican to South Kensington

Leave at 05:42 and arrive at 06:11
Journey time 29 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 & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Victoria line to Victoria

  • Euston Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for District line to South Kensington

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington 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.

Bus Stop Closed

SOUTH KENSINGTON STATION: Saturday 27 February until March 2022, closed to Piccadilly line trains. Please use District line trains instead.

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

South Kensington: Part Closed - This station is closed to Piccadilly line services until Spring 2022 due to planned maintenance work

Cycle

Average journey time: 32 mins

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