There are 4 ways to get from Barking to Swanley by 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

Line 51 bus, line 233 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 51 bus from Woolwich, Powis Street to Sidcup 51
  2. Take the line 233 bus from Sidcup to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda 233

$7

3 alternative options

Line 229 bus, line 233 bus  •  1 h 25 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

$7

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barking to Swanley 19.9 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Barking to Swanley 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a bus from Barking to Swanley via Sidcup in around 1 h 10 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich, Powis Street to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Thamesmead Town Centre to Sidcup
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Sidcup to Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
goaheadlondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from Barking to Swanley
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Barking to Swanley?

The distance between Barking and Swanley is 16 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Barking to Swanley?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Barking to Swanley?

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

Is there a direct bus between Barking and Swanley?

No, there is no direct bus from Barking to Swanley. However, there are services departing from Woolwich, Powis Street and arriving at Swanley, Bartholomew Way Asda via Sidcup. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Barking to Swanley?

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Barking to Swanley, including transfers.