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Farringdon station - Train Times, Tube Fares & Stairs

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Farringdon station has 6 platforms. It is in Oyster fare zone 1 and connects with the Circle, Elizabeth, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan underground lines. It also serves National Rail

London Underground delays at Farringdon station

Next train from Farringdon station

Tube line closures on the Circle, Elizabeth, H&C and Metropolitan line

Underground train fares from Farringdon

Farringdon station is in zone 1 (central London)

Train fares from Farringdon station
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
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Zone 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Zone 1-4 fare £6.70 £4.40 £3.20 £12.30 £12.30
Zone 1-5 fare £6.70 £5.10 £3.50 £14.60 £14.60
Zone 1-6 fare £6.70 £5.60* £3.60* £15.60 £15.60
Zone 1-7 fare £8.30 £6.40 £4.70 £17 £15.60
Zone 1-8 fare £9.50 £7.80 £4.70 £20.10 £15.60
Zone 1-9 fare £9.80 £7.90 £4.80 £22.30 £15.60
* Tube journeys between zone 1 and Heathrow are always charged at the peak rate. Elizabeth line journeys between zone 1 and Heathrow are £10.20 during off-peak hours and £12.80 during peak hours
Travelcard prices
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 prices, Senior prices, Child prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Ticket costs and daily caps 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 off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays 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 train fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Platform stairs, lifts and escalators at Farringdon

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.

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)

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 journey planner – Timetables, First & Last Train Times

Look up timetables and first and last train times from Farringdon to Bank, Charing Cross, Earl’s Court, Euston, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another train station:

Other underground stations that are close to Farringdon include Barbican, Chancery Lane and St Paul’s underground station

Farringdon underground station facilities

Farringdon Station, Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6BY
0845 330 9878
You can buy train tickets at the manned windows and self-service machines in the National Rail ticket hall, and at the self-service machines in the Underground ticket hall
Ticket office opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 5 AM to 12:45 AM – Saturday: 5 AM to 12:45 AM – Sunday: 7 AM to 12:30 AM
Cash machines:
There are no ATMs at the station
Public toilets:
Baby changing room:
Public payphone:
Passport photo booth:
Vending machine:
Waiting room:
Farringdon does not have any storage locker facilities
Onsite car park:
No – Farringdon station parking
Taxi rank:
Cycle rack:
Bus routes:
8, 17, 25, 45, 46, 55, 56, 63, 153, 242, 243, 341, 521 – Adult bus prices 2024 · Senior bus prices 2024 · Child bus prices 2024

Your comments and questions

Lisa Are there stairs between the underground and train platforms?

Staff Hi Lisa. There's a lift, or you can use two flights of stairs instead

Lena I came to Farringdon on Saturday and one of the two lifts I get was out of service has it now been fixed...Thankyou

Cam Do I need to use stairs/escalators or lift to exit Farringdon station from an over ground train from Cambridge

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