London Thameslink stations include St Pancras International, Farringdon, City Thameslink, London Blackfriars, London Bridge and Elephant & Castle, all of which are served by First Capital Connect.
There are eight Thameslink stations with Tube connections:
- Elephant & Castle: for Northern and Bakerloo lines.
- Farringdon: for Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines.
- Kentish Town: for Northern line.
- London Blackfriars: for Circle and District lines.
- London Bridge: for Jubilee and Northern lines.
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Although City Thameslink is a through-station, for ticketing purposes it is classed as a London terminus for Thameslink services to and from the south. It is in Travelcard Zone 1 and one of the “core stations” on the Thameslink route, along with St Pancras, Farringdon and Blackfriars.
Thameslink managing director Tom Moran said: “We’re delighted that Thameslink stations across London have been temporarily added to the iconic Tube map, particularly those in areas of south-east and north London that are now appearing for the first time.
London North Eastern Railway on Twitter: “@samjcoe Yes, you can use LNER tickets on Thameslink services between Peterborough and London.
The daily cost for pay as you go on Oyster is capped, so if you’re making several trips it could work out cheaper than buying separate tickets. You won’t normally pay more than a daily pass or Travelcard, however many trips you make in one day.
Farringdon is in the core of the Thameslink network, and is served by Thameslink.
Services on Saturdays and Sundays have not been altered, but are subject to engineering work. Please check our engineering work page for more information.
Do I need a ticket to travel? Yes, you’ll need a valid ticket (or permit to travel) to travel on our trains. If you travel on a train without a ticket, you’ll be asked to pay the full single or return fare or, may be given a penalty fare.
You can use a seven day travelcard on Thameslink services (and 99.9% of National Rail services) within the zones that you purchase the travelcard for. Outside the paid for zones you’ll need to pay extra, either cash fare or Oyster PAYG.
The Thameslink network includes services between Bedford and Brighton, passing through London, as well as Luton Airport and stations to Wimbledon, Sutton and Sevenoaks.
You can use your Oyster card or contactless payment card on Thameslink services in London Zones 1-6. Either buy or top up a Transport for London Oyster card or use a contactless debit or credit card debit or credit card to get around.
The project was originally proposed in 1991 following the successful introduction of the initial Thameslink service in 1988. After many delays, planning permission was granted in 2006 and funding was approved in October 2007. Work started in 2009 and was completed on 18 September 2020.
Holders of the London Freedom Pass (Disabled or Elderly) can travel at any time on the Thameslink line between West Hampstead Thameslink and Elephant & Castle station. The same applies to Veterans Oyster Card and 60+ London Oyster photocard.