Transport Connections – a place that is connected
New transport links are now at Barking Riverside. With Fenchurch Street only 22 minutes away, Canary Wharf 31 minutes and Liverpool Street 37 minutes, Barking Riverside is closely connected with London and beyond.
Barking Riverside is seamlessly connected to London
Overground station opened in 2022
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers now running
Tubes and Buses
Car club and cycle network
A new station for Barking Riverside
Opened in July 2022, the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line now extends to Barking Riverside. Travel time between Barking Riverside and Barking station is only 5 minutes and provides access to the Hammersmith and City line, the District line, and the c2c service from Essex to Fenchurch Street.
River bus service
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers delivers a river bus service from the new Barking Riverside pier, providing a unique way to access central London. The Barking Riverside pier is the most eastern stop of the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers network, with services running during the AM and PM at peak times, and all day on the weekends.
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Tubes and buses
Barking Riverside currently has a 24-hour direct bus service into Barking town centre and Barking station, taking 20-25 minutes during peak times. Barking station is served by the District line, Hammersmith and City line and c2c train service to Fenchurch Street.
Cycling and car sharing
An existing network of cycle paths will be enhanced by a 5-mile Cycle Route in the future, connecting Ilford to Barking Riverside.
Barking and Dagenham Council recently completed work on a greenway that allows pedestrians and cyclists to get from Barking Riverside to neighbouring Thames View via an off-road route.
Local cyclist can make use of Dr Bike, a Cycle Hub sharing scheme that provides a free repair service.
A shared vehicle service for residents and businesses is provided by Enterprise Car Club, and more than 20% of the parking spaces at Barking Riverside are fitted with electric vehicle charging points.