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There are 6 ways to get from ExCeL London to Ilford by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway, train  •  30m

  1. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Stratford station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus  •  37m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Custom House Station to Plashet, High Street North 147 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  41m

  1. Take the train from West Silvertown DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$5 - $7

Line 147 bus via Ilford Hill  •  52m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Custom House Station to Ilford Hill 147

$3

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from ExCeL London to Ilford 6.1 miles

$22 - $27

Walk  •  1h 38m

  1. Walk from ExCeL London to Ilford 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford is to line 147 bus which costs £2 and takes 37m.

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The quickest way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Plashet, High Street North. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from ExCeL London station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from West Silvertown DLR Station and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between ExCeL London and Ilford is 4 miles.

The best way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford without a car is to subway and train which takes 30m and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 30m to get from ExCeL London to Ilford, including transfers.

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ExCeL London to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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ExCeL London to Ilford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Silvertown DLR Station.

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The best way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford is to line 147 bus which takes 37m and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 41m.

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Map of how to get from ExCeL London to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 30m

What companies run services between ExCeL London, England and Ilford, England?

London Buses operates a bus from ExCeL London to Ilford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31m. Alternatively, you can take a train from ExCeL London to Ilford via West Silvertown DLR Station, Stratford DLR Station, and Stratford (London) in around 41m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Silvertown DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Plashet, High Street North
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Custom House Station to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to Ilford
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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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ExCeL London to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Plashet, High Street North station.

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ExCeL London to Ilford train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at Ilford station.

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