Farringdon

Address

Farringdon station
Cowcross Street
Farringdon
EC1M 6BY

Ticket office

Monday to Sunday: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

General information

Station Operator:
LT
Station Code:
ZFD
Staffing Level:
fullTime
CCTV:
Yes

Ticket buying & collection

Oyster Pre Pay:
No
Oyster Validator:
Yes
Smartcard Issued:
No
Smartcard Validaton:
Yes
Travelcard:
Zone 1
Oyster Comments:
<p>You can top up pay-as-you-go on Oyster using the self-service ticket machines. Oyster cards can only be purchased from the self-service machines in the Underground station.</p>
Oyster Topup:
Yes
Prepurchase Collection:
Yes
Smartcard Topup:
No
Ticket Machine:
Yes
Penalty Fares:
Applicable Operators:
Ticket Office Note:

Please note - the ticket office is situated at the entrance on the south side of Cowcross Street and is operated by Thameslink.

Passenger services

Lost Property Contact Available:
No
Phone number:
0345 026 4700
Website:
Go to website
Ticket Gate:
Yes
Customer Help Points:
Yes
Customer Help Points Note:

Available on all platforms

Station facilities

ATM Machine:
No
Baby Change:
Yes
Seated Area:
Yes
Passenger Information Systems:
DepartureScreens, ArrivalScreens, Announcements
Shops:
No
Station Buffet:
No
Telephones (Cards & Coins):
No
Toilets:
Yes
Waiting Room:
No
Waiting Room Note:

Most of the station is undercover.

Car parking

Car parking:
No

Cycling

Cycle Storage Availability:
Yes
Sheltered:
No
Spaces:
16
Cycle Storage CCTV:
Yes

Other transport

Taxi Rank:
No
Bus Service:
No

Accessibility

Accessible Booking Office Counter:
No
Accessible Booking Office Counter Note:

Ticket office staff provide assistance where possible. See ticket office opening hours.

Accessible Public Telephones:
No
Accessible Toilets:
No
Induction Loop:
Yes
Wheelchairs Available:
Yes
Ramp For Train Access:
Yes
Step Free Access:
No
Step Free Access Note:

This is a Category A station. This station has step-free access to all Elizabeth line and Thameslink platforms including level boarding to Thameslink trains from Zone C on both platforms. Manual ramps are available for other zones and for London Underground services.

The Assistance Meeting Point is the Ticket Office.

Accessible Taxis:
Yes
Accessible Taxis Note:

Contact taxi operator directly

Accessible Ticket Machines:
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines Note:

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.

Impaired Mobility Set Down:
No
Staff Help Available:
Yes
Staff Help Available Opening Times:
Monday to Friday 6:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Saturday 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Sunday 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Assisted Travel:

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

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Staff are available at this station at all times for providing assistance getting on and off the train and assistance around the station and to the platform. Assistance can be provided unbooked (turn up and go) or pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel.

Whether you pre book assistance or travel unbooked, please contact a member of staff on arrival. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.

For further information on assisted travel please see:

Accessibility at the station - Thameslink.

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The information in this document was generated 12/2/2023 7:36:00 PM