The Barbican, at Silk Street Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, is located in the heart of the City of London and is easily accessible by rail, road and underground.

By tube: It’s within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the nearest tube stations are: Barbican, (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines) St Paul’s (Central line; 8 mins) and Moorgate (Northern, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines; 12 mins). To plan your journey please visit

By rail: The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street (15 mins) and Farringdon (9; mins). National train enquires:

By bus: Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. And It’s easily accessible by bus from around the city; To plan your journey please visit

By foot: You can walk to the Barbican within 30 minutes from all over central London.

Until autumn 2019, Moorfields Highwalk will be closed for public access.

By bicycle: Cycle racks are available at the entrance to Car Park 5 and exit to Car Park 3.   

The nearest TfL Bicycle Hire docking station is Silk Street. More info:

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