Farringdon is a station in East London operated by London Underground. It is situated in the London Fare Zone 1. This station has ticket machines and ticket-on-departure is available. There aren't any toilets. The platforms aren't step free accessible. The station is staffed full time. There is no car park available. There is a staffed ticket office and it is open at the following times - Monday - Friday: 07:30 - 19:30, Saturday: 09:30 - 16:30, Sunday: 09:30 - 16:30.
No step free access to/from Southbound platform at Farringdon
The lifts to and from the Southbound Thameslink platform at Farringdon (platform 3) are currently out of use due to vital Crossrail construction work. Customers travelling:
to Farringdon from Bedford, Luton, St Albans, London St Pancras International and intermediate stations
from Farringdon to Sevenoaks, Sutton, Gatwick Airport, Brighton and intermediate stations
who are unable to use an eight-step staircase are advised to use one of the following alternatives.
Travel to/from City Thameslink station. This station has lifts and is approximately 650m away from Farringdon. However, no overnight services call at City Thameslink. If you wish to travel once trains stop calling at City Thameslink, customers are advised to use London Blackfriars instead. London Blackfriars is approximately 1 km away from Farringdon.
Customer traveling from the north can continue on southbound Thameslink trains to City Thameslink, cross to the other platform (via the lifts) and return to Farringdon on a northbound train to platform 4. However, no overnight services call at City Thameslink. If you wish to travel once trains stop calling at City Thameslink, customers traveling from the North are advised to change at London Blackfriars and return to Farringdon on a northbound train.
Customers travelling to the south can catch a northbound Thameslink train from platform 4 to London St Pancras International and cross to the other platform (via the lifts) for a southbound train.
Use the Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan lines from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Farringdon station.
Use local bus routes 45 or 63 from stop D on Euston Road (outside St. Pancras station) to Farringdon station or bus route 63 from stop B (outside Farringdon station) to City Thameslink.
Customers able to navigate eight steps can use the lift via westbound Circle, Hammersmith & City or Metropolitan line to access the southbound Thameslink platform. Crossrail's work to extend Thameslink lift shafts to the platforms of the new Elizabeth line will create step-free access for passengers with restricted mobility, including those with buggies and heavy luggage.
The lift on Platform 3 will be out of order until April 2019 due to the Crossrail works.
Customer Help Points
Available on all platforms
Monday - Friday: 06:00 - 00:00
Saturday: 07:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 00:00
Accessible Ticket Machines
Accessible ticket machines sell tickets suitable for use on London Underground services, including Travelcards. Where tickets for National Rail services are not available through an accessible ticket machine, ticket office staff provide assistance where possible.
Accessible Booking Office Counter
Ticket office staff provide assistance where possible. See ticket office opening hours.
Ramp for Train Access
Contact taxi operator directly
National Key Toilets
Impaired Mobility Pick-up Points
Cowcross Street entrance - Drop-off point close by with drop curb but no safe crossing.
Metropolitan, Circle, Hammersmith & City Lines
Interchange for National Rail services to Luton. Interchange at King's Cross St Pancras for the Piccadilly Line to Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Lightride Distribution Ltd 0.2 miles away from the station (4 minutes walk) 88-90 Hatton Garden, London, London, EC1N 8PN Tel: 0844 8704048 www.lightride.co.uk London Bicycle Tour Co 0.9 miles away from the station (18 minutes walk) Gabriels Wharf 56, Upper Ground, London, London, SE1 9PP Tel: 020 7928 6838 www.londonbicycle.com