Travelling in and out of London on Thameslink from January 2015 to January 2018
Can I use my Thameslink ticket on the Tube?
If you’re travelling on Thameslink from the north, you can use your London Thameslink tickets on London Underground via West Hampstead, Kentish Town and St Pancras International to reach London Bridge.
But unless you have a TravelCard, you will not be able to use your ticket on any of the other alternative routes listed in the other FAQs.
What services will operate from London Bridge to East Croydon or stations to Brighton?
What services will operate on Thameslink to and from Redhill?
Thameslink services will serve Redhill at peak times on Mondays to Fridays.
Only one train will serve London Bridge (the 06:33 from Redhill). At other times, use Southern services to / from London Bridge via East Croydon or travel via London Blackfriars using the alternatives to travel between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.
I usually change at London Bridge on my way to Canary Wharf or other stations on the Jubilee line using my TravelCard. Which route should I take?
You can get off the train at London Blackfriars and change onto the Circle or District line. Change at Tower Hill for DLR services (from Tower Gateway) towards Lewisham for Canary Wharf.
If you’re travelling on the route from Bedford, you can change at West Hampstead Thameslink for the Jubilee line.
Neither of these routes have step-free access.
I usually change at London Bridge on my way to Bank and the City using my TravelCard. Which route should I take?
There are several alternatives:
- Leave the train at London Blackfriars or City Thameslink stations within walking distance of the City and Bank
- Leave the train at London Blackfriars and take the Circle or District line to Cannon Street. There is no step-free access on this route
- Thameslink services that previously called at London Bridge still serve London Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon and London St Pancras International as normal. You may find it easier to travel directly to these stations
Passengers for stations from Brighton will be able to travel to London Bridge directly at most times. When there is no direct service, you can use the alternatives above.
I usually change at London Bridge on my way to London Waterloo East, London Charing Cross and the West End. Which route should I take?
There several alternatives.
- Leave the train at London Blackfriars and change onto the Circle or District line or local bus services
- If you’re travelling from Brighton line stations, go to Clapham Junction, changing at East Croydon if necessary. From Clapham Junction you can take South West Trains services to London Waterloo and connect with Southeastern services to London Charing Cross
- Thameslink services that previously called at London Bridge will still serve London Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon and London St Pancras International as normal. You may find it easier to travel directly to these stations
I usually travel from Thameslink destinations north of London including Luton Airport Parkway to London Bridge. Which route should I take?
- Take the Northern line from St Pancras International
- Take the Jubilee line from West Hampstead. This route does not have step-free access
Thameslink services will call at London Blackfriars as normal.