Barking train station is a 4-minute walk from the town centre. Buses to local areas leave from outside the station.
It's a 5-minute walk from Barking Abbey Grounds, which features the ruins of the 7th-century abbey. The Broadway Theatre is 7 minutes' walk away.
The London Overground to Gospel Oak runs every 15 minutes, as do trains to London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness. Nearest London Underground station: Barking (connected to the train station) for the District (green) and Hammersmith & City (pink) lines.