London Charing Cross to Barbican - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 20 mins

London Charing Cross to Barbican

Leave at 20:38 and arrive at 20:58
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern line to Leicester Square

  • Leicester Square Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Piccadilly line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Covent Garden Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Russell Square Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways 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 Metropolitan line or Hammersmith & City line to Barbican

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways 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.

London Charing Cross to Barbican

Leave at 20:40 and arrive at 21:01
Journey time 21 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus

  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras 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.

Change for Circle line or Metropolitan line or Hammersmith & City line to Barbican

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican 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.

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.

London Charing Cross to Barbican

Leave at 20:43 and arrive at 21:03
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus

  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras 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.

Change for Metropolitan line or Hammersmith & City line to Barbican

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways 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.

Buses

Average journey time: 46 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 13 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between London Charing Cross and Barbican cost from £1000 to £0


Return journey: Barbican to London Charing Cross

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Fequently asked questions

The average journey between London Charing Cross and Barbican by train is 20 mins

There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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