There are 6 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Ilford by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Limehouse to Barking

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford, Chapel Road 25

$3

4 alternative options

Tube  •  11 min

  1. Take the Tube from Mile End Underground Station to East Ham Underground Station Circle / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Ilford 7.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Ilford 7.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to Ilford 6.7 miles

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Ilford, England?

c2c operates a train from Canary Wharf to Ilford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Ilford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Limehouse to Barking
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Mile End Underground Station to East Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Ilford
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canary Wharf and Ilford is 9 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Ilford is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Ilford is to train which takes 10 min and costs £4 - £6.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Limehouse and arriving at Barking. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bow Church DLR and arriving at Ilford, Chapel Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

The train from Limehouse to Barking takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.