There are 5 ways to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking by bus, train, subway, car ferry, car or foot

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Line 472 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 472 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead Town Centre 472 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Barking

$7 - $11

Train, Tube  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Barking Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...

$5 - $8

Woolwich Ferry, drive  •  24 min

  1. Take the Woolwich Ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  2. Drive from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Barking

$6 - $9

Walk  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking 4.4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking is to line 472 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking is to line 472 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Woolwich Arsenal Station and Barking is 3 miles.

The line 472 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead Town Centre takes 24 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Woolwich Arsenal Station station and arriving at Thamesmead Town Centre. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Woolwich Arsenal Station station to Barking. However, there are services departing from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and arriving at Barking via West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Woolwich Arsenal Station, England and Barking, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Barking via West Ham DLR Station and West Ham in around 25 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Barking
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Thamesmead Town Centre
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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