There are 5 ways to get from Barking to Bluewater by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Plumstead to Stone Crossing

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96

$6

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Barking to Chafford Hundred
  2. Take the bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Bluewater 16.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Bluewater 16.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Barking to Bluewater is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to Bluewater is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn and arriving at Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Plumstead and arriving at Stone Crossing. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Barking and Bluewater is 10 miles. The road distance is 16.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to Bluewater without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Plumstead to Stone Crossing takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Barking to Bluewater bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, depart from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn station.

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Map of how to get from Barking to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Barking, England and Bluewater, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Barking to Bluewater hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach London operates a bus from Barking to Bluewater every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Chafford Hundred
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Plumstead High Street Plumsted Stn to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
ensignbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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