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There are 6 ways to get from Barking to Swanley by bus, subway, train, 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

Line 161 bus, line 233 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 161 bus from Woolwich, Calderwood Street to Eltham Station Sherard Road 161
  2. Take the line 233 bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda 233

Cheapest option

Subway, train Thameslink  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station District
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Swanley

$14 - $22

4 alternative options

Subway, train Southeastern  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from Barking station to Victoria station District
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Swanley

$15 - $22

Line 229 bus, line 233 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 229 bus from Thamesmead Town Centre to Sidcup 229
  2. Take the line 233 bus from Sidcup to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda 233

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Swanley 19.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Swanley 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barking to Swanley is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barking to Swanley is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barking to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Calderwood Street and arriving at Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda via Eltham Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Barking and Swanley is 10 miles. The road distance is 19.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Barking to Swanley without a car is to line 161 bus and line 233 bus which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Barking to Swanley, including transfers.

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Barking to Swanley bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Woolwich, Calderwood Street station.

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Barking to Swanley bus services, operated by Go Ahead London, arrive at Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barking to Swanley is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Barking to Swanley.

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There are 3939+ hotels available in Swanley. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Barking to Swanley.
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  • Distance: 10.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Barking, England and Swanley, Kent, England?

You can take a bus from Barking to Swanley via Eltham Station Sherard Road and Eltham Bus Station in around 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Victoria station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking station to Blackfriars station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Swanley
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Swanley
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Calderwood Street to Eltham Station Sherard Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thamesmead Town Centre to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Go Ahead London
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
communications@goaheadlondon.com​
Website
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Eltham Bus Station to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Bus from Sidcup to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Swanley
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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