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Barbican ⇄ Rotherhithe Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Rotherhithe is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel

  1. From Barbican take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the London Overground
  3. Leave the train at Rotherhithe

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 25 mins

Stations on the route: Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Shadwell ➜ Wapping ➜ Rotherhithe

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and London Overground

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Barbican to Canada Water

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Rotherhithe 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 Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other platforms

Rotherhithe station exit – You must use three flights of stairs (15, 9, 15 steps up) plus an escalator (or three flights of 12, 13, 12 steps up) from the platforms to the exit

The journey from Rotherhithe to Barbican is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground and Hammersmith & City tube lines, changing trains at Whitechapel

  1. From Rotherhithe take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Rotherhithe ➜ Wapping ➜ Shadwell ➜ Whitechapel [change train] Whitechapel ➜ Aldgate East ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican

Alternative routes include Rotherhithe to Canada Water

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Rotherhithe train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Rotherhithe station entrance – You must use an escalator (or three flights of 12, 13, 12 steps down), plus another three flights of stairs between the entrance and platforms (15, 9, 15 steps down)

Changing tube line at Whitechapel – You can use escalators from the Elizbeth line, and lifts from all the other 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 Rotherhithe

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 ⇄ Rotherhithe 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 ⇄ Rotherhithe 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
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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.