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Barbican ⇄ Wembley Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Barbican to Wembley Central is in fare zones 1-4 and you’ll have to use the Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Baker Street

  1. From Barbican take the Hammersmith & City Line
  2. Change at Baker Street to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Wembley Central

Number of tube stops: 17 · Journey time: Approx 46 mins

Stations on the route: Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Baker Street [change train] Baker Street ➜ Marylebone ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Paddington ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kensal Green ➜ Willesden Junction ➜ Harlesden ➜ Stonebridge Park ➜ Wembley Central

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the H&C and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Hammersmith & City line

Tube times for the Hammersmith & City line

Alternative routes include Barbican to Wembley Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Barbican tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Wembley Central station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

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 Baker Street – Changing between the Bakerloo/​Jubilee line is on the level, but you must use two flights of stairs for eastbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +21 steps down) or three flights of stairs for westbound changes on the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C line (8 steps down +2x10 steps down)

Wembley Central station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (17 steps up +16 steps up)

The journey from Wembley Central to Barbican is in fare zones 1-4 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Circle tube lines, changing trains at Paddington

  1. From Wembley Central take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Paddington to the Circle Line
  3. Leave the train at Barbican

Number of tube stops: 16 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Wembley Central ➜ Stonebridge Park ➜ Harlesden ➜ Willesden Junction ➜ Kensal Green ➜ Queen’s Park ➜ Kilburn Park ➜ Maida Vale ➜ Warwick Avenue ➜ Paddington [change train] Paddington ➜ Edgware Road ➜ Baker Street ➜ Great Portland Street ➜ Euston Square ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Farringdon ➜ 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 Wembley Central to Wembley Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Wembley Central train station is not wheelchair accessible

Barbican station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Wembley Central station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs (16 steps down +17 steps down)

Changing tube line at Paddington – You must use stairs when changing between the Bakerloo, Circle/District and H&C 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 Wembley Central

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-4. The cheapest fare is £3.20 off-peak (£4.40 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 ⇄ Wembley Central 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 1-4 fare £6.70 £4.40 £3.20 £12.30 £12.30
Travelcard prices from Barbican ⇄ Wembley Central Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 Tube fares, Tube fares for senior citizens, Tube fares for children, Oyster tube fares, Contactless tube fares and Travelcard tube fares
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 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 fares · Senior bus fares · Child bus fares

Travel by carCar parks near Barbican station