There are 5 ways to get from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station by subway, 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

Tube  •  35 min

  1. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Monument Underground Station District / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Thamesmead Town Centre to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd N1

$3

3 alternative options

Train, line 40 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Barking to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the line 40 bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Elephant & Castle 40

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station 10.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Barking, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking Underground Station to Monument Underground Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Fenchurch Street Station to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thamesmead Town Centre to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barking and Elephant & Castle Station is 13 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station is to bus which costs £2 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £35 - £50.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thamesmead Town Centre and arriving at Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

It takes approximately 35 min to get from Barking to Elephant & Castle Station, including transfers.