Barbican to South Quay DLR - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 28 mins

Barbican to South Quay DLR

Leave at 06:24 and arrive at 06:53
Journey time 29 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Circle 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 Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Change for DLR to South Quay DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station
  • Westferry DLR Station
  • Canary Wharf DLR Station
  • Heron Quays DLR Station
  • South Quay DLR 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.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Barbican to South Quay DLR

Leave at 06:34 and arrive at 07:03
Journey time 29 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

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 Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Change for DLR to South Quay DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station
  • Westferry DLR Station
  • Canary Wharf DLR Station
  • Heron Quays DLR Station
  • South Quay DLR 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.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Barbican to South Quay DLR

Leave at 06:46 and arrive at 07:13
Journey time 27 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 Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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.

BISHOPSGATE: From 21:00 Friday 21 January to 05:00 Monday 24 January, routes 8 388 and N8 towards Bethnal Green are on diversion from Monument Station to Bethnal Green Road/Shoreditch High Street Station via Fenchurch Street, Aldgate and Commercial Street due to water works. Buses will miss stops from Fenchurch Street to Primrose Street.

Change for DLR to South Quay DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station
  • Westferry DLR Station
  • Canary Wharf DLR Station
  • Heron Quays DLR Station
  • South Quay DLR 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.

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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Buses

Average journey time: 51 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 32 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Barbican and South Quay DLR cost from £2.50 to £5.50


Return journey: South Quay DLR 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 Quay DLR by train is 28 mins

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