There are 5 ways to get from Battersea to Barking by subway, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  42 min

  1. Take the Tube from Sloane Square Underground Station to Barking Underground Station District

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Ilford 12.4 miles

$2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking Town Centre N15 / ...

$2 - $9

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Battersea to Barking 14 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Battersea to Barking 14 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Battersea, England and Barking, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Battersea to Barking every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 56 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Sloane Square Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Ilford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Battersea to Barking
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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 Battersea to Barking?

The distance between Battersea and Barking is 18 km. The road distance is 22 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Battersea to Barking is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 38 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Battersea to Barking is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £50 - £65.

Is there a direct bus between Battersea and Barking?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Barking Town Centre. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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

The Tube from Sloane Square Underground Station to Barking Underground Station takes 42 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.