Elephant & Castle to Barking - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 52 mins

Elephant & Castle to Barking

Leave at 22:14 and arrive at 23:24
Journey time 01:10
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern line to Bank

  • Borough Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Central line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for London Overground to Walthamstow Central Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station
  • Clapton Rail Station
  • St James Street (London) Rail Station
  • Walthamstow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 24 October, after 2245, no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford. Use London Underground connections between Liverpool Street and Walthamstow Central. Replacement buses operate.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Walk to Walthamstow Queens Road Station

  • Walthamstow Queens Road Station

Travel disruption notes

ILFORD LANE, IG1: Routes 169 EL1 are on diversion in both directions via Longbridge Road, South Park Drive, Green Lane, and Winston Way due to crowd congestion. Buses are missing the stops from Longbridge Road to Bengal Road northbound, and from Dudley Road to Longbridge Road southbound.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

c2c: Sunday 24 October, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays), or between Liverpool Street and Barking. Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Leigh-on-Sea (via Basildon), with connecting replacement buses to/from Shoeburyness, and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service between Tower Hill and Upminster. Replacement buses operate.

Change for London Overground to Barking Rail Station

  • Leyton Midland Road Rail Station
  • Leytonstone High Road Rail Station
  • Wanstead Park Rail Station
  • Woodgrange Park Rail Station
  • Barking Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 24 October, a reduced timetable will run between Gospel Oak and Barking; Trains will depart Barking at 09 and 39 minutes past each hour, and will depart Gospel Oak at 25 and 55 minutes past each hour. The first train from Barking departs at 0909.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

c2c: Sunday 24 October, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays), or between Liverpool Street and Barking. Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Leigh-on-Sea (via Basildon), with connecting replacement buses to/from Shoeburyness, and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service between Tower Hill and Upminster. Replacement buses operate.

Elephant & Castle to Barking

Leave at 22:27 and arrive at 23:44
Journey time 01:17
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern line to Moorgate

  • Borough Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Circle line or Metropolitan line to Liverpool Street

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for London Overground to Walthamstow Central Rail Station

  • Bethnal Green Rail Station
  • Hackney Downs Rail Station
  • Clapton Rail Station
  • St James Street (London) Rail Station
  • Walthamstow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 24 October, after 2245, no service between Hackney Downs and Chingford. Use London Underground connections between Liverpool Street and Walthamstow Central. Replacement buses operate.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Walk to Walthamstow Queens Road Station

  • Walthamstow Queens Road Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Barking Rail Station

  • Leyton Midland Road Rail Station
  • Leytonstone High Road Rail Station
  • Wanstead Park Rail Station
  • Woodgrange Park Rail Station
  • Barking Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Sunday 24 October, a reduced timetable will run between Gospel Oak and Barking; Trains will depart Barking at 09 and 39 minutes past each hour, and will depart Gospel Oak at 25 and 55 minutes past each hour. The first train from Barking departs at 0909.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

c2c: Sunday 24 October, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays), or between Liverpool Street and Barking. Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Leigh-on-Sea (via Basildon), with connecting replacement buses to/from Shoeburyness, and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service between Tower Hill and Upminster. Replacement buses operate.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

c2c: Sunday 24 October, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays), or between Liverpool Street and Barking. Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Leigh-on-Sea (via Basildon), with connecting replacement buses to/from Shoeburyness, and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service between Tower Hill and Upminster. Replacement buses operate.

Elephant & Castle to Barking

Leave at 23:46 and arrive at 05:57
Journey time 06:11
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Stockwell

  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to King's Cross St.Pancras

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Victoria Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Hammersmith & City line to Barking

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station
  • Stepney Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

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    Travel disruption notes

    HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

    c2c: Sunday 24 October, no service between Barking and Pitsea (via Rainham and Grays), or between Liverpool Street and Barking. Trains will operate between Fenchurch Street and Leigh-on-Sea (via Basildon), with connecting replacement buses to/from Shoeburyness, and between Fenchurch Street and Grays (via Ockendon). For Dagenham Dock, use London Buses EL2 to/from Barking and 287 to/from Rainham. Replacement buses operate between Upminster and Grays via Rainham and Purfleet, and between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury Town, East Tilbury and Stanford-le-Hope.

    DISTRICT LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service between Tower Hill and Upminster. Replacement buses operate.

    Buses

    Average journey time: 1 hour 28 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 1 hour 00 mins

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Barking cost from £2.90 to £6.00


    Return journey: Barking to Elephant & Castle


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

    Fequently asked questions

    The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Barking by train is 2 hours 52 mins

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