Barking to Piccadilly Circus - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Barking

• Take the District line or Circle line to Mile End
• Change at Mile End Underground Station
• Take the Central line to Holborn
• Change at Holborn Underground Station
• Take the Piccadilly line to Piccadilly Circus
• Change at Piccadilly Circus Underground Station

Arrive at: Piccadilly Circus

Journey time between Barking and Piccadilly Circus averages at 41 minutes


Stations passed through from Barking

  • East Ham
  • Upton Park
  • Plaistow
  • West Ham
  • Bromley-by-Bow
  • Bow Road
  • Mile End

Local disruptions

BARKING STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Piccadilly Circus to Barking


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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