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There are 4 ways to get from Barking to City Road Station by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Barbican station Circle / ...

£2 - £4

Cheapest option

Bus, line 205 bus  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Barking Station to Aldgate East Dl-6 / ...
  2. Take the line 205 bus from Aldgate East to Angel, Central Street 205

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to City Road Station 9.7 miles

£26 - £31

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Barking to City Road Station 9.7 miles

£1 - £3

Barking to City Road Station by subway and walk

The journey time between Barking and City Road Station is around 30 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 28 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Barking to City Road Station service departs from Barking station and arrives in City Road Station. Typically 923 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30 min
Fastest journey time:
28 min
Services per week:
923
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:01
Last service departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barking to City Road Station subway and walk schedules

Barking → City Road Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in City Road Station is 111.

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The social distance requirement in City Road Station is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Barking to City Road Station is to bus and line 205 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to City Road Station is to taxi which costs £26 - £31 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barking station to City Road Station. However, there are services departing from Barking Station and arriving at Angel, Central Street via Aldgate East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barking station station and arriving at Barbican station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Barking and City Road Station is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to City Road Station without a car is to subway which takes 45 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The subway from Barking station to Barbican station takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Barking to City Road Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Barking Station.

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Barking to City Road Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Barking station.

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Barking to City Road Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Angel, Central Street station.

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Map of how to get from Barking to City Road Station.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Barking, England and City Road Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Barking station to Barbican station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barking to City Road Station via Aldgate East in around 1h 11m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Barbican station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Barking Station to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Aldgate East to Angel, Central Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to City Road Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
£26 - £31
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290

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Barking to City Road Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Barbican station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to City Road Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Barking to City Road Station.

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