There are 4 ways to get from Croydon to Barking by train, subway, 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

Train, Tube  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the Tube from Blackfriars Underground Station to Barking Underground Station District

$11 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 75 bus, line 54 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Centre 75
  2. Take the line 54 bus from Lewisham Centre to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 54

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Croydon to Barking 17.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Barking 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

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

You can take a bus from Croydon to Barking via Lewisham Centre in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$27 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$10 - $15
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Croydon to Barking
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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 Croydon and Barking is 21 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Barking is to line 75 bus and line 54 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Croydon to Barking is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £60 - £75.

No, there is no direct bus from Croydon to Barking. However, there are services departing from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent and arriving at Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal via Lewisham Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 53 min to get from Croydon to Barking, including transfers.