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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1h 7m

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

$20 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking Town Centre N15

$15 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
  2. Take the bus from City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey to Barking Town Centre N15

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  54m

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking 49.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  54m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking 49.1 miles

$10 - $16

Towncar  •  54m

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Barking 49.1 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 54m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Barking Town Centre via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Barking is 28 miles. The road distance is 49.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 7m and costs £15 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Town Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking is 49 miles. It takes approximately 54m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking.

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There are 8613+ hotels available in Barking. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Barking, England?

You can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross in around 3h 21m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Ludgate Hill Old Bailey to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barking
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Jayride
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Barking
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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