There are 5 ways to get from ExCeL London to Ilford by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Tube, train  •  28 min

  1. Take the Tube from Canning Town Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$6 - $10

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Line 147 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Custom House Station to Little Ilford, Church Road (E12) 147

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  40 min

  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

Taxi  •  10 min

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

$35 - $45

Walk  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Walk from ExCeL London to Ilford 5.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford is to line 147 bus which costs £2 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from ExCeL London to Ilford is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Custom House Station station and arriving at Little Ilford, Church Road (E12). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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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 40 min.

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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 Tube and train which takes 28 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 28 min 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 train which takes 40 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus, which costs £2 and takes 42 min.

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ExCeL London to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Little Ilford, Church Road (E12) station.

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

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Map of how to get from ExCeL London to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

You can take a train from ExCeL London to Ilford via West Silvertown DLR Station, Stratford DLR Station, and Stratford (London) in around 40 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from ExCeL London to Ilford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Silvertown DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Custom House Station to Little Ilford, Church Road (E12)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from ExCeL London to Ilford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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