There are 4 ways to get from Ilford to Bluewater by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 483 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
  3. Take the line 483 bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 483

$22 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town 147
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) 96

$12 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Bluewater 18.5 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Bluewater 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

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

You can take a bus from Ilford to Bluewater via Canning Town, Canning Town DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal, and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Ebbsfleet International
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ebbsfleet International Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Bluewater
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ilford to Bluewater?

The distance between Ilford and Bluewater is 19 km. The road distance is 30 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ilford to Bluewater?

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Bluewater is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ilford to Bluewater?

The quickest way to get from Ilford to Bluewater is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £65 - £80.

How long does it take to get from Ilford to Bluewater?

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Ilford to Bluewater, including transfers.