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Barbican ⇄ Surrey Quays Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Surrey Quays 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 Surrey Quays

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 32 mins

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

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 and Barbican to Bermondsey

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Surrey Quays 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

Surrey Quays station exit – You must use two flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (10 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Surrey Quays 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 Surrey Quays take the London Overground
  2. Change at Whitechapel to the Hammersmith & City Line
  3. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

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

Alternative routes include Surrey Quays to Canada Water and Surrey Quays to Bermondsey

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Surrey Quays train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station is not wheelchair accessible

Surrey Quays station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (15 steps down +10 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 Surrey Quays

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 ⇄ Surrey Quays 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 ⇄ Surrey Quays 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.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The distance to Barbican is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 minutes

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 prices 2024 · Pensioner bus prices 2024 · Children’s bus prices 2024

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Surrey Quays train station and Barbican station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Barbican station and Surrey Quays