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

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  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Catford Bridge to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, line 25 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Lewisham Centre to Bow Church DLR 108
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford Hill 25

$3

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Catford Bridge to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee

$12 - $18

Line 47 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Liverpool Street Station 47

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Catford to Ilford 12.6 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Catford to Ilford 12.6 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catford to Ilford is to line 108 bus and line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catford to Ilford is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Catford and Ilford is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Catford to Ilford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catford to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Catford, The Catford Broadway and arriving at Ilford Hill via Lewisham Centre and Bow Church DLR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Catford to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Catford, England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from Catford to Ilford via London Bridge, London Bridge Borough High St, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 44 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Catford to Ilford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Catford Bridge to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Catford, Bromley Road Lewisham Town Hall to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Centre to Bow Church DLR
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Catford to Ilford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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