There are 5 ways to get from Barking to Covent Garden by subway, bus, rideshare, 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

Tube  •  34 min

  1. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station District

$4 - $6

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Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ilford to London 10.2 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gallions Reach Shopping Park to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551

$3

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Covent Garden 10.9 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Covent Garden 10.9 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gallions Reach Shopping Park and arriving at Covent Garden, Savoy Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Barking and Covent Garden is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to Covent Garden without a car is to Tube which takes 34 min and costs .

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The Tube from Barking Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station takes 34 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Barking to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Gallions Reach Shopping Park station.

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Barking to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to Covent Garden is 11 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Barking to Covent Garden.

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There are 8320+ hotels available in Covent Garden. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barking and Covent Garden. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Barking to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Barking, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Barking to Covent Garden every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gallions Reach Shopping Park to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ilford to London
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Barking to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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