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    Barking Riverside Pier, Project Road, London, IG11 0YP

    East Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

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  • Clipper

    RB1 calls at Barking Riverside

  • Ticket (1)

    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

Barking Riverside is a growing and vibrant new neighbourhood of over 10,000 homes directly on the river Thames. A former industrial site in East London, this newly-transformed area of the capital is perfect for those who want access to the city as well as green spaces fit for healthy living.

Access to central London is easier than ever from Barking Riverside Pier, with departures every 20-30 minutes connecting 24 piers across the Thames.

Ready to start loving your commute? Find the ticket option that’s right for you.

River Bus service patterns

The times below indicate the first and last departures from this pier. However, these services may not call at all piers. Please always check the timetable before travelling.

Westbound departures:

  First morning boat Last morning boat First evening boat Last evening boat
Weekdays 06:25 11:35 17:12 21:20
Weekends 08:10 - - 20:40
Check timetable

Continuing your journey from Barking Riverside Pier

  • Subway

    Barking Riverside Station is a 6-minute walk up Fielders Crescent and is served by London Overground services.

  • Bus

    EL1 and EL3 buses can be caught from Fielders Crescent.

  • Car Pickup

    On-going travel can be achieved via Uber. Request a trip, hop in, and relax.

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Travel from Barking Riverside

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    Guaranteed seat

    Comfortable seats in climate-controlled cabins or enjoy the fresh air on the outside back deck.

  • Cup Coffee

    Café bar

    A whole range of refreshments are available from the onboard café bar from hot drinks to alcoholic beverages and snacks.

  • Bike

    Bikes permitted

    Bring your bike on board at no extra charge. We can currently carry up to 14 bikes on our largest vessels. Pets are also welcome.

  • Restroom Fill


    There are toilets with accessible facilities on board most of the fleet. Our larger boats also have baby changing tables.

Journey times from Barking Riverside

Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) for Crossrail 9 minutes
North Greenwich for The O2 20 minutes
Greenwich 28 minutes
Canary Wharf 41 minutes
Tower 51 minutes
London Bridge City 55 minutes
Blackfriars 63 minutes
Embankment 72 minutes


The River Bus network is divided into zones, just like the tube. Our services operate in three zones: West, Central and East and the fare will depend on which zones you travel in.

For example, because Barking Riverside is in the East Zone and London Bridge City is in the Central zone, you will need a Central and East ticket.

Enjoy year-round savings

We have different options available to pay for river travel so you can choose the most convenient for you from paying with a contactless card to buying online, on the Thames Clippers Tickets and Uber apps or at the piers.

We also offer different types of tickets to suit your travel needs:

  • Single tickets for A to B journeys: for simplicity touch in and out with your contactless or Oyster card.
  • River Roamer tickets for all-day unlimited travel: save 10% when buying online.
    With a Family River Roamer kids travel for free!
  • Carnet tickets offer flexibility and savings to those who need to travel regularly but not every day! You could save up to 20% off per ticket. Carnets are available on both the Thames Clippers Tickets and Uber apps. 
  • Season tickets offer you the best value for money, ideal for those needing to travel almost every day. This can work out as little as £1.61 per journey with our annual East season ticket. Season tickets are only available on the Thames Clippers Tickets app.

Cross River

Making crossing the Thames easier and cheaper for an easy connection with the Elizabeth line (within 9 minutes).

Barking Riverside ↔ Woolwich (Royal Arsenal)

one adult Adult
Oyster / App



Touch in and out with an Oyster or contactless card or alternatively purchase your Cross River ticket on the Thames Clippers Tickets or Uber apps.

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