Barbican Tube Station Guide

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    Barbican is a London Underground station in the City of London, taking its name from the nearby Barbican Estate and Barbican Centre.

    It first opened in 1865, when it was known as Aldersgate Street, before being renamed Aldersgate on November 1st 1910 and again on October 24th 1924 to Aldersgate & Barbican. It acquired its current name on December 1st 1968.

    Located between Farringdon and Moorgate stations in Travelcard Zone 1, it is served by the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.

    The station is mostly open to the elements, although there are some canopies.

    Transportation

    A number of bus routes run past the Barbican underground station. Buses 4, 56 and 153 run towards Angel Islington or Sadler’s Wells; in the other direction, they head towards Aldwych, Finsbury Square or St Bart’s Hospital.

    Facilities at Barbican Station

    Barbican’s facilities include Wi-Fi internet access, ticket halls, gates and payphones.

    Parking near Barbican Tube station

    Smithfield Central Market,

    West Smithfield, City, London EC1A

    Three minutes’ walk from station in a south-westerly direction.

    Cardinal House NCP

    12 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M

    Four minutes’ walk from station in a westerly direction.

    Caxton House NCP

    Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M

    Four minutes’ walk from station in a westerly direction.

    Snowhill NCP

    West Smithfield, City, London EC1A

    Seven minutes’ walk from station in a south-westerly direction.

    Pear Tree Street NCP

    Pear Tree Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V

    Seven minutes’ walk from station in a northerly direction.

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