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Farringdon London Underground Station

Metro Station
Clerkenwell, London
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  • Dominic G.
    "(non-)service announcements than actual train times!"(5 Tips)
    Wilkes M.
    "... exit on Turnmill Street to avoid the chaos at the front of the..."(2 Tips)
    Talia K.
    "Reopened side door is bloody amazing if you are going eastbound."(2 Tips)
    Katherine L.
    "Side exit only opened during peak hour"(2 Tips)
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  • Mike P.
    Mike PJanuary 31, 2015
    Always packed
  • Jonathan W.
    Jonathan WilliamsNovember 8, 2013
    Turnmill Street side entrance only open 07:00 – 10:30 Mon-Fri
  • Wilkes M.
    Wilkes McDermidJune 14, 2013
    HANDY EXIT: If you're visiting any venues to the north of the station (e.g. Clerkenwell Road) Find the 'rush-hour-only' exit on Turnmill Street to avoid the chaos at the front of the station
  • Blog O.
    Blog On The BlockMay 21, 2013
    Watch out for @FarringdonMouse
  • Julie M.
    Julie MonNovember 25, 2012
    Eastbound underground services are on platform 1, westbound on platform 2!
  • GoToMidtown
    GoToMidtownAugust 23, 2012
    If you walk west from Farringdon station you will come to the Bloomsbury, Holborn & St Giles districts. Let us help you with advice about what to do in London, book taxis, hotels, and we can Read more
  • Katherine L.
    Katherine LimApril 27, 2012
    Side exit only opened during peak hour
  • Tony M.
    The left hand pavement on the west side is blocked of. Use the right hand pavement during the works.
  • Richard H.
    Richard HoltJune 29, 2011
    Beware the tediously "off-script" announcer at this station who is very fond of the sound of his own amplified voice.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren McGregorJune 13, 2011
    The 18.12 and 18.25 Brighton trains are surprisingly empty towards the end of the platform - worth the walk ;)
  • Phil W.
    Phil WMarch 2, 2011
    First Capital Connect platforms get very crowded in the evening rush hour. Particularly when trains are running late (ie most of the time).
  • Ann M.
    Ann MarieJanuary 29, 2011
    New in; ticket barriers are now active. Side gate is still operational during peak times.
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RobinsonJanuary 6, 2011
    Don't rub *anything* against the tracks. They don't like it.
  • ⚡️ Shaun T.
    ⚡️ Shaun TollertonNovember 30, 2010
    Wear ear-plugs or noise-cancelling headphones because this station has overly loud and very annoying announcements.
  • Mike P.
    Mike PearsonNovember 9, 2010
    Don't try to exit using an FCC "London Terminals" ticket, the LU staff will kill you, or worse.
  • Londonist
    LondonistOctober 23, 2010
    One of the very first underground stations. Currently undergoing massive rebuilding works for Thameslink and Crossrail.
  • Nathan L.
    Nathan LangleySeptember 16, 2010
    Possibly the friendliest underground staff in London. Check out the counter guy, he looks like a 1920s strongman! Sorts your Oyster out no problem! Legend!
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan CappsSeptember 1, 2010
    Beware the 'amusing' announcements. They are tedious.
  • Paul H.
    Paul HayesAugust 11, 2010
    Be prepared for First Capital Connect delays and shitty trains.
  • Unsa A.
    Unsa AkhtarJuly 28, 2010
    Walk along the road to Tinseltown and treat yourself to an original American burger and an Oreo milkshake to die for.
  • Dominic G.
    The stupid First Capital Connect "Departures" board spends more time displaying (non-)service announcements than actual train times! USELESS!
  • Dan F.
    Dan FrenchJuly 22, 2010
    Appetite on clerkenwell green for yoghurt, granola, banana and honey. Awsome
  • Paul C.
    Paul ColmanJuly 15, 2010
    Do not step on the tracks, ever, they're filthy.
  • Charlotte S.
    Charlotte SallisMarch 15, 2010
    Entertaining announcements.
  • Crispin H.
    Crispin HeathFebruary 4, 2010
    Don't expect any First Capital Connect service to run on time. Expect nothing and you won't be disappointed.
  • Talia K.
    Talia KrainesFebruary 2, 2010
    Reopened side door is bloody amazing if you are going eastbound. Don't forget to touch in though!
  • David M.
    David McDowellNovember 27, 2009
    Use the side exit during peak hours. It's not quite so busy and there are no barriers.
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