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Farringdon London Underground Station

Metro Station and Train Station · Clerkenwell
Cowcross St, London, Greater London, EC1M 6BY, United Kingdom
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Based on 42 votes

People have mixed feelings about this place

  • What you need to know
    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.

    Always packed

    Mike P · January 31, 2015
  • Jonathan W.

    Turnmill Street side entrance only open 07:00 – 10:30 Mon-Fri

    Jonathan Williams · November 8, 2013
  • Wilkes M.

    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

    Wilkes McDermid · June 14, 2013
  • Blog O.

    Watch out for @FarringdonMouse

    Blog On The Block · May 21, 2013
  • Julie M.

    Eastbound underground services are on platform 1, westbound on platform 2!

    Julie Mon · November 25, 2012
  • GoToMidtown

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    GoToMidtown · August 23, 2012
  • Katherine L.

    Side exit only opened during peak hour

    Katherine Lim · April 27, 2012
  • Tony M.

    The left hand pavement on the west side is blocked of. Use the right hand pavement during the works.

    Tony Morwood-Leyland · July 7, 2011
  • Richard H.

    Beware the tediously "off-script" announcer at this station who is very fond of the sound of his own amplified voice.

    Richard Holt · June 29, 2011
  • Lauren M.

    The 18.12 and 18.25 Brighton trains are surprisingly empty towards the end of the platform - worth the walk ;)

    Lauren McGregor · June 13, 2011
  • Phil W.

    First Capital Connect platforms get very crowded in the evening rush hour. Particularly when trains are running late (ie most of the time).

    Phil W · March 2, 2011
  • Ann M.

    New in; ticket barriers are now active. Side gate is still operational during peak times.

    Ann Marie · January 29, 2011
  • Jonathan R.

    Don't rub *anything* against the tracks. They don't like it.

    Jonathan Robinson · January 6, 2011
  • ⚡️ Shaun T.

    Wear ear-plugs or noise-cancelling headphones because this station has overly loud and very annoying announcements.

    ⚡️ Shaun Tollerton · November 30, 2010
  • Mike P.

    Don't try to exit using an FCC "London Terminals" ticket, the LU staff will kill you, or worse.

    Mike Pearson · November 9, 2010
  • Londonist

    One of the very first underground stations. Currently undergoing massive rebuilding works for Thameslink and Crossrail.

    Londonist · October 23, 2010
  • Nathan L.

    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!

    Nathan Langley · September 16, 2010
  • Jonathan C.

    Beware the 'amusing' announcements. They are tedious.

    Jonathan Capps · September 1, 2010
  • Paul H.

    Be prepared for First Capital Connect delays and shitty trains.

    Paul Hayes · August 11, 2010
  • Unsa A.

    Walk along the road to Tinseltown and treat yourself to an original American burger and an Oreo milkshake to die for.

    Unsa Akhtar · July 28, 2010
  • Dominic G.

    The stupid First Capital Connect "Departures" board spends more time displaying (non-)service announcements than actual train times! USELESS!

  • Dan F.

    Appetite on clerkenwell green for yoghurt, granola, banana and honey. Awsome

    Dan French · July 22, 2010
  • Paul C.

    Do not step on the tracks, ever, they're filthy.

    Paul Colman · July 15, 2010
  • Charlotte S.

    Entertaining announcements.

    Charlotte Sallis · March 15, 2010
  • Crispin H.

    Don't expect any First Capital Connect service to run on time. Expect nothing and you won't be disappointed.

    Crispin Heath · February 4, 2010
  • Talia K.

    Reopened side door is bloody amazing if you are going eastbound. Don't forget to touch in though!

    Talia Kraines · February 2, 2010
  • David M.

    Use the side exit during peak hours. It's not quite so busy and there are no barriers.

    David McDowell · November 27, 2009

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