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Farringdon ⇄ Temple Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Farringdon to Temple is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Circle tube line

  1. From Farringdon take the Circle Line
  2. Leave the train at Temple

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 17 mins

Stations on the route: Farringdon ➜ Barbican ➜ Moorgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Aldgate ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Monument ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Mansion House ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Temple

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Farringdon to Embankment, Farringdon to Covent Garden and Farringdon to Blackfriars

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon tube station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Temple station is not wheelchair accessible

Farringdon 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 (12 steps down +16 steps down)

Temple station exit – You must use three flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (6 steps up +7 steps up +16 steps up from the eastbound platform, and 5 steps up +4 steps up +19 steps up from the westbound platform). After that there’s another flight of 10 stairs to the Temple Place exit, but the Victoria Embankment exit is on the level

The journey from Temple to Farringdon is in fare zone 1 and it’s a direct train on the Circle tube line

  1. From Temple take the Circle Line
  2. Leave the train at Farringdon

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 19 mins

Stations on the route: Temple ➜ Blackfriars ➜ Mansion House ➜ Cannon Street ➜ Monument ➜ Tower Hill ➜ Aldgate ➜ Liverpool Street ➜ Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Circle line

Tube times for the Circle line

Alternative routes include Temple to Embankment, Temple to Covent Garden and Temple to Blackfriars

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Temple train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

The Elizabeth line at Farringdon station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train. The Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines only have step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train.

Temple station entrance – The Victoria Embankment entrance and booking hall are on the level, but you must use one flight of 10 stairs from the Temple Place entrance. After that you must use another three flights of stairs to the platforms (16 steps down +7 steps down +6 steps down to the eastbound platform, and 19 steps down +4 steps down +5 steps down to the westbound platform)

Farringdon 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 (16 steps up +12 steps up)

Tube fare between Farringdon and Temple

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 Farringdon ⇄ Temple 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 Farringdon ⇄ Temple 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 London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card 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 roughly ¾ of a mile which would take you about 14-15 mins

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 citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – The ¾-mile taxi journey between Temple train station and Farringdon will cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 5-12 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Farringdon station and Temple