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Barbican ⇄ Barons Court Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Barons Court is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Barbican take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Barons Court

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Barons Court

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Barbican to West Kensington, Barbican to Earls Court and Barbican to Hammersmith

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barons Court station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (11 steps down +12 steps down), plus another two flights of stairs from the booking hall to the platforms (15 steps down +14 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 2x14 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Barons Court station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (2x13 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 13+14 steps up from the westbound platform)

The journey from Barons Court to Barbican is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Piccadilly and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Barons Court take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Barons Court ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Green Park ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Holborn ➜ Russell Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ Barbican

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and H&C

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Barons Court to West Kensington, Barons Court to Earls Court and Barons Court to Hammersmith

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barons Court train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Barons Court station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (2x13 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 13+14 steps down to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Barbican station exit – You must use two flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (14 steps up +15 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 2x14 steps up from the westbound platform), plus another two flights of stairs between the booking hall and the exit (12 steps up +11 steps up)

Tube fare between Barbican and Barons Court

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Barbican ⇄ Barons Court Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Barbican ⇄ Barons Court Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – You’ll be better off sticking with the tube – 5½ miles is too far to walk

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A 5½ mile taxi fare between Barons Court tube station and Barbican will cost you around £28 to £40 and can be done in about 25-38 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Barbican station