Barking to Thornton Heath - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Barking

• Take the Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel
• Change at Whitechapel Underground Station
• Take the London Overground to Queens Road Peckham Rail Station
• Change at Queens Road Peckham Rail Station
• Take the Southern to Thornton Heath
• Change at Thornton Heath Rail Station

Arrive at: Thornton Heath

Journey time between Barking and Thornton Heath averages at 72 minutes


Stations passed through from Barking

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

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: Thornton Heath to Barking


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

Buy mainline railway tickets

Latest journey planner searches

Home > Journey planner > Barking > Thornton Heath