Archway is situated in North London within the London Borough of Islington. It is well served by public transport including trains, tubes and buses. Situated on the original route out of London, the A1, it is within easy reach of central London and provides fairly quick access to the M1 and M25.
Archway is well connected by buses, which makes travelling to and from central London quick and easy. Waterloo, London Bridge, Camden Town, Finchley and the West End are all within reach on one bus.
|17||London Bridge||Archway||8 min|
|41||Tottenham Hale||Archway||5 mins|
|43||Friern Barnet||London Bridge||6-7 mins|
|134||North Finchley||Tottenham Court Road||6 mins|
|143||Brent Cross Shopping Centre||Archway||12 mins|
|210||Finsbury Park||Brent Cross Shopping Centre||7-8 mins|
|263||Barnet Hospital||Caledonian Road||10 mins|
|271||Liverpool Street||Highgate Village||8 mins|
|390||Notting Hill Gate||Archway||8 mins|
|W5||Haringey Green Lanes||Archway||12 mins|
Visit the Transport for London Interactive Bus Map (enter "Archway tube station" in the search box to start)
Upper Holloway Rail Station is at the north end of Holloway Road (about 400 metres from Archway tube station). Upper Holloway is on the Gospel Oak to Barking line which is operated by London Overground. Trains run in either direction about every 15 minutes.
Archway tube station is located on the corner of Holloway Road and Junction Road beneath the Archway Tower (This is major land mark as it is the tallest office block in the area). Archway is on the High Barnet Branch of the Northern Line between Highgate and Tufnell Park. It runs as far as Morden in the South passing through London Bridge or Waterloo depending on which branch of the line you take. For further information on the London Underground, click on the link here.
Cycle racks are spread throughout the two main shopping streets, including
Archway is a good area for cycling facilities. Transport for London has a cycle journey planner to help you cycle around London, using easy, moderate and fast routes.
It has also produced 14 cycle maps for London, set up a cycle hire scheme and established cycle superhighways.
Find parking near local shops here.
There are 2 cab firms which operate within the town centre.