There are 5 ways to get from Romford to Barking by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Ilford

$3 - $5

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Line 5 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Romford Station to Barking Town Centre 5

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Barking 6.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Barking 6.7 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Romford to Barking 6.7 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Romford Station station and arriving at Barking Town Centre. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Romford and arriving at Ilford. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Romford and Barking is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Barking without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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The train from Romford to Ilford takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Romford to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Romford Station.

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Romford to Barking train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Barking is to train which takes 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 5 bus, which costs and takes 41 min.

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Romford to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Town Centre station.

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Romford to Barking train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at Ilford station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Barking.
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

TfL Rail operates a train from Romford to Barking every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Romford to Barking every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Ilford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Barking
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Barking is 7 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Romford to Barking.

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