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Barbican ⇄ Lambeth North Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Lambeth North is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City, Northern and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Moorgate and Elephant & Castle

  1. From Barbican take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Moorgate to the Northern Line
  3. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Bakerloo Line
  4. Leave the train at Lambeth North

Number of tube stops: 6 · Journey time: Approx 31 mins

Stations on the route: Barbican ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Bank ➜ London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Lambeth North

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C, Northern and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Barbican to Waterloo, Barbican to Elephant & Castle and Barbican to Southwark

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Lambeth North 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 Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Elephant & Castle – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Lambeth North station exit – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (20 steps up +16 steps up +3x17 steps up +3 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Lambeth North to Barbican is in fare zone 1 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Lambeth North take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 31 mins

Stations on the route: Lambeth North ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Circle

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Lambeth North to Waterloo, Lambeth North to Elephant & Castle and Lambeth North to Southwark

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Lambeth North train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Lambeth North station entrance – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another seven flights of stairs (13 steps down +3 steps down +3x17 steps down +16 steps down +20 steps down)

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Changing tube line at – You must use stairs when changing 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 Lambeth North

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 1. The cheapest fare is £2.70 off-peak (£2.80 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 ⇄ Lambeth North 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 fare £6.70 £2.80 £2.70 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Barbican ⇄ Lambeth North 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 tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 – The distance is approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins on foot

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 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Lambeth North station and Barbican in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Barbican station and Lambeth North