The United Kingdom may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window
Photo by Khyati Gandhi

Budget Hostels from RM155

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Other property types in Barking

ibis London Barking

ibis London Barking

2 out of 5
The price is RM176 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov
3.8/5Good! (480 reviews)
No Complaints

"Clean and quiet"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

ibis London Barking
The Bank Hotel

The Bank Hotel

3 out of 5
The price is RM179 per night from 29 Oct to 30 Oct
3.3/5 (4 reviews)

"Room too tiny, not cleaned properly . I think hygiene needs to be more on point."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2020

The Bank Hotel
ibis budget London Barking

ibis budget London Barking

3 out of 5
The price is RM155 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
3.6/5Good! (457 reviews)


Reviewed on 17 Feb 2020

ibis budget London Barking
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Hostels and More in Barking

You may have a hard time finding many hostels in Barking, but there are 11 accommodation options to choose from, so you still have plenty of other possibilities. For those who want to spend less on overnight stays and budget more for fun things to do, you can score great deals on Expedia.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Barking?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 12° C and night-time temperatures average 2° C
  • April-June: 21° C is the daytime average and 4° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 22° C and night-time averages are around 9° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 16° C during the day and 3° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 21 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Barking?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • South Park
  • O2 Arena
  • London Stadium
Natural Features
  • Sky Garden
  • Greenwich Park
  • Russell Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Eastbury Manor House
  • Tower of London
  • Museum of London

Generally, Barking is known for its:

  • Cultural attractions
  • Coffee
  • Historical sites
  • Tours
  • Museums

How to Get to Barking and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in London (LCY-London City), 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city centre. An alternative is London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. Make your way to Upney Underground Station for metro transport. If you're looking to see more of the area, make your way to London Barking Station to take a train.

Frequently asked questions

What are the best hostels in Barking?
You may be able to find reasonable prices at these Barking accommodations, which have good reviews from our guests: Ibis London Barking - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk. The Bank Hotel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and laundry facilities at this apartment. Ibis budget London Barking - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of London Barking Station. Property features at this guest house include free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Barking?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual precipitation for Barking is 592 inches.
What is there to see and do in Barking?
Generally, Barking is known for its coffee shops, historical sites and local tours. Major attractions include Excel Exhibition Centre, O2 Arena and Westfield Stratford City. Get out into nature with places such as Finsbury Park, Russell Square and Leicester Square. Cultural attractions include Tate Modern, Aldwych Theatre and Lyceum Theatre.
What's the best way to get to and around Barking while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Barking in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is London (STN-Stansted), 25.8 mi (41.6 km) from the city centre. An alternative is London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. Head to Upney Underground Station for metro travel. If you’re eager to see more of the area, head over to London Barking Station to take a train.