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

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Island Gardens to All Saints, Poplar All Saints Church D7
  2. Take the bus from All Saints, Bazely Street to Barking Town Centre N15

$6

Line 188 bus, line 25 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Holborn Station 188 / ...
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Ilford, Chapel Road 25

$6

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greenwich to Ilford 9.5 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Greenwich to Ilford 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Walk from Greenwich to Ilford 8 miles

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No, there is no direct bus from Greenwich to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Island Gardens and arriving at Barking Town Centre via All Saints, Bazely Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greenwich station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Greenwich and Ilford is 6 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Greenwich to Ilford, including transfers.

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Greenwich to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Island Gardens station.

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Greenwich to Ilford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Greenwich to Ilford is to train which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 41 min.

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Greenwich to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Town Centre station.

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

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Map of how to get from Greenwich to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Greenwich, Greater London, England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from Greenwich to Ilford via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford (London) in around 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greenwich to Ilford via All Saints, Poplar All Saints Church and All Saints, Bazely Street in around 41 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Island Gardens to All Saints, Poplar All Saints Church
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from All Saints, Bazely Street to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greenwich to Ilford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Yes, the driving distance between Greenwich to Ilford is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Greenwich to Ilford.

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