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

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Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Purfleet to Barking

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Train, line 147 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Canning Town to Ilford, Chapel Road 147

$12 - $18

Line 96 bus, train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Ilford 17.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Ilford 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

Walk  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Dartford to Ilford 14.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Ilford is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Ilford is to train which costs £4 - £7 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purfleet and arriving at Barking. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Ilford is 10 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £4 - £7.

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The train from Purfleet to Barking takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Dartford to Ilford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Purfleet station.

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Dartford to Ilford train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Barking station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to Ilford is 17 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Dartford to Ilford.

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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

c2c operates a train from Dartford to Ilford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Purfleet to Barking
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canning Town to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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