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

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Subway  •  39 min

  1. Take the subway from St. James's Park station to Barking station Circle / ...

£3 - £4

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Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Ilford 10.5 miles

£1

3 alternative options

Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking, North Street N15

£2

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westminster to Barking 11.7 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Westminster to Barking 11.7 miles

£2 - £3

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

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The quickest way to get from Westminster to Barking is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 22 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. James's Park station station and arriving at Barking station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Westminster and Barking is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Westminster to Barking without a car is to subway which takes 39 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The subway from St. James's Park station to Barking station takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Westminster to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Westminster to Barking train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from St. James's Park station.

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Westminster to Barking bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking, North Street station.

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Map of how to get from Westminster to Barking.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from St. James's Park station to Barking station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking, North Street hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from St. James's Park station to Barking station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Barking, North Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Ilford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£1
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Westminster to Barking
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Westminster to Barking train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Barking station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Westminster to Barking is 12 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Westminster to Barking.

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There are 9275+ hotels available in Barking. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Westminster and Barking. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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