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

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Train  •  58m

  1. Take the train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr

$11 - $20

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Line 96 bus, line 147 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Woolwich Arsenal Station 96
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Canning Town to Ilford, Chapel Road 147

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Train, line 147 bus  •  1h 31m

  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

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Ilford 17.4 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Dartford to Ilford 17.4 miles

$3 - $6

Walk  •  4h 32m

  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 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Ilford is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Ilford via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58m.

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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 58m and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 58m to get from Dartford to Ilford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dartford to Ilford is to train which takes 58m and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 96 bus and line 147 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 2h 5m.

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Dartford to Ilford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Stratford DLR Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 58m

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

You can take a train from Dartford to Ilford via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Stratford DLR Station, and Stratford (London) in around 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Ilford via Woolwich Arsenal Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Canning Town DLR Station, and Canning Town in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Southeastern
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dartford, Highfield Road Magistrates Court to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
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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