Getting here

Map & directions

Photo of steps in the Barbican estate

However you like to travel, here are some of our recommended routes to get to the Barbican

By tube
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the TfL website.

By rail
The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon.

By bus
Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. We are easily accessible by bus from around the city; plan your journey using the TfL Interactive Bus Map.

On foot
Explore the city by visiting us on foot – you can walk to the Barbican within 30 minutes from all over central London. Plan your route with our walking map from nearby tube stations and public transport.  

Until autumn 2019, Moorfields Highwalks will be closed for public access. Find out about alternative routes.

By bicycle
Cycle racks are available at the entrance to Car Park 5 and exit to Car Park 3 and helmets and equipment can be left in our free cloakrooms. Our nearest TfL Bicycle Hire docking station is Silk Street. Plan your journey using the TfL Cycle Journey Planner.

By car
The Barbican is clearly sign-posted and has car parking on Beech Street and Silk Street.

By coach
For those visiting by coach, Silk Street is the designated set down and collect point. Find out more.