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There are 5 ways to get from Dartford to Stratford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Purfleet to West Ham

£5 - £8

Cheapest option

Line 96 bus, line 473 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the line 96 bus from Dartford, Home Gardens to Woolwich, Thomas Street 96
  2. Take the line 473 bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Stratford Broadway 473

£4

3 alternative options

Train via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station  •  42 min

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

£6 - £20

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dartford to Stratford 15.5 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Dartford to Stratford 15.5 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Stratford is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartford to Stratford is to train which costs £5 - £8 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartford to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Dartford, Home Gardens and arriving at Stratford Broadway via North Woolwich Free Ferry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Purfleet and arriving at West Ham. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Dartford and Stratford is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartford to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from Purfleet to West Ham takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Dartford to Stratford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Dartford, Home Gardens station.

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

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The best way to get from Dartford to Stratford is to train which takes 19 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 96 bus and line 473 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Dartford to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

c2c operates a train from Purfleet to West Ham every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartford to Stratford via Woolwich, Thomas Street and North Woolwich Free Ferry in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£4 - £6
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Stratford High Street DLR Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £3
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2 - £3
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Dartford, Home Gardens to Woolwich, Thomas Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Stratford Broadway
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Stratford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Swanscombe Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 524
Website
swanscombecars.co.uk
ASAP Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 525
Website
asapcars247.co.uk
All Dartford Cars
Phone
+44 1322 808 080

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Dartford to Stratford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Stratford Broadway station.

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Dartford to Stratford train services, operated by c2c, arrive at West Ham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartford to Stratford is 15 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Dartford to Stratford.

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