There are 5 ways to get from Barking to East Croydon by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train  •  54 min

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to East Croydon

£9 - £13

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Line 122 bus, line 197 bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the line 122 bus from Woolwich, Plumstead Road Woolwich Mkt to Sydenham Station Kirkdale 122
  2. Take the line 197 bus from Sydenham Station Kirkdale to Croydon, Addiscombe Road 197

£2

3 alternative options

Subway, train via London Victoria  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Victoria station District / ...
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to East Croydon

£8 - £14

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to East Croydon 18.3 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Barking to East Croydon 18.3 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Barking to East Croydon is to line 122 bus and line 197 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to East Croydon is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barking to East Croydon. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Plumstead Road Woolwich Mkt and arriving at Croydon, Addiscombe Road via Sydenham Station Kirkdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barking station to East Croydon. However, there are services departing from Barking station and arriving at East Croydon via London Blackfriars. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Barking and East Croydon is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to East Croydon without a car is to subway and train which takes 54 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Barking to East Croydon, including transfers.

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Barking to East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Woolwich, Plumstead Road Woolwich Mkt station.

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Barking to East Croydon train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Barking station.

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  • Distance: 13.4 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Barking, England and East Croydon, England?

You can take a bus from Barking to East Croydon via Sydenham Station Kirkdale in around 1h 35m.

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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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Barking station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £8
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 Woolwich, Plumstead Road Woolwich Mkt to Sydenham Station Kirkdale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Sydenham Station Kirkdale to Croydon, Addiscombe Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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 East Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Croydon, Addiscombe Road station.

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Barking to East Croydon train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at East Croydon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to East Croydon is 18 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Barking to East Croydon.

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There are 5800+ hotels available in East Croydon. Prices start at £75 per night.

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