There are 4 ways to get from Barking to Bluewater by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater

$7 - $13

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

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Bluewater 16.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Bluewater 16.7 miles

$3 - $6

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

Southeastern operates a train from Barking to Bluewater hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 19 min. Thameslink also services this route hourly. 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
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barking and Bluewater is 17 km. The road distance is 27 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Woolwich Arsenal and arriving at Greenhithe for Bluewater. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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

The train from Woolwich Arsenal to Greenhithe for Bluewater takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.