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

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Average journey time: 27 mins

Barbican to South Kensington

Leave at 18:25 and arrive at 18:53
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

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 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

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.

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

Change for District line to South Kensington

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

PICCADILLY: From 22:00 - 06:00 nightly, starting on Friday 14 January and ending on Sunday 16 January, routes 14 19 38 N19 and N38 are on diversion from Green Park Station to Shaftesbury Avenue due to festive light removal works. Buses will miss the stops Old Bond Street/Royal Academy and Piccadilly Circus.

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

Barbican to South Kensington

Leave at 18:30 and arrive at 18:56
Journey time 26 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

Circle Line: Minor delays anticlockwise due to train cancellations. GOOD SERVICE clockwise.

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 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

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 District line to South Kensington

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

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    Travel disruption notes

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

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      PICCADILLY: From 22:00 - 06:00 nightly, starting on Friday 14 January and ending on Sunday 16 January, routes 14 19 38 N19 and N38 are on diversion from Green Park Station to Shaftesbury Avenue due to festive light removal works. Buses will miss the stops Old Bond Street/Royal Academy and Piccadilly Circus.

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

      Barbican to South Kensington

      Leave at 18:32 and arrive at 18:59
      Journey time 27 mins
      You will need to make 4 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 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

      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.

      Bus Stop Closed

      Change for Circle line to South Kensington

      • Sloane Square Underground Station
      • South Kensington Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

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

      HORNSEY ROAD: From 08:00 Wednesday 05 January to 17:00 Monday 31 January, routes 91 and N91 towards Kings Cross are on diversion from Hornsey Rise to Caledonian Road/Camden Road via Hazellville Road, St Johns Way, Archway and Holloway Road due to water works. Buses will miss the stops Hornsey Road/Hanley Road, Tollington Park, Seven Sisters Road, Sobell Centre and Holloway Road.

      Bus Stop Closed

      Change for

        Travel disruption notes

        PICCADILLY: From 22:00 - 06:00 nightly, starting on Friday 14 January and ending on Sunday 16 January, routes 6 9 N9 and N97 are on diversion from Trafalgar Square to Green Park Station due to festive light removal works. Buses will miss the stops Regent Street/St James, Piccadilly Circus, Old Bond Street/Royal Academy, Haymarket/Jermyn Street and Haymarket/Charles II Street.

        Buses

        Average journey time: 59 mins

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 32 mins

        Travel ticket costs

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


        Return journey: South Kensington 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 South Kensington by train is 27 mins

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