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There are 6 ways to get from Croydon to Barking by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train Thameslink, subway  •  54 min

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

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 54 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 54 bus from Elmers End Interchange to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 54

$3

4 alternative options

Train, subway via London Victoria  •  1 h 14 min

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

$10 - $15

Line 75 bus, train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 75 bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station 75
  2. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr

$11 - $15

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

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Barking is to line 54 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elmers End Interchange and arriving at Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Barking is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Barking without a car is to train and subway which takes 54 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Croydon to Barking, including transfers.

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Croydon to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Elmers End Interchange station.

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Croydon to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Barking is 17 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Croydon to Barking.

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There are 8300+ hotels available in Barking. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Croydon to Barking every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars station to Barking station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Barking station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elmers End Interchange to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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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