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There are 4 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre by subway, bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Warren Street station Northern
  2. Take the subway from Euston Square station to Barbican station Circle / ...

£4 - £5

Cheapest option

Line 76 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 76 bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to City of London, London Wall Museum Of London 76

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre 2.7 miles

£14 - £17

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre 1.8 miles

Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre by subway and walk

The journey time between Waterloo Station and Barbican Centre is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube). Typically 2841 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
20 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Services per week:
2841
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre subway and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Waterloo Station → Barbican Centre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barbican Centre is 111.

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Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre is to line 76 bus which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £14 - £17.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd station and arriving at City of London, London Wall Museum Of London. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to Barbican Centre station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Barbican station via Euston Square station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Barbican Centre is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs £4 - £6.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd.

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Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Waterloo station.

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Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at City of London, London Wall Museum Of London station.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre.
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  • Distance: 1.4 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Barbican Centre, England?

You can take a vehicle from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre via Warren Street station, Euston Square station, and Barbican station in around 19 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to City of London, London Wall Museum Of London every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo station to Warren Street station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Euston Square station to Barbican station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd to City of London, London Wall Museum Of London
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Waterloo Station to Barbican Centre train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Barbican station.

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