There are 7 ways to get from Ilford to Charing Cross by subway, train, bus, rideshare, 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.

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Tube  •  31 min

  1. Take the Tube from East Ham Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Circle / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ilford to London 10.2 miles

$2

5 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Circle

$6 - $10

Line 25 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn 25

$3

Line 25 bus, line 15 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Aldgate 25
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Aldgate to Charing Cross 15 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Charing Cross 10.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Charing Cross 10.3 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Charing Cross is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Charing Cross without a car is to Tube which takes 31 min and costs .

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The Tube from East Ham Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station takes 31 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Ilford to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford Broadway station.

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Ilford to Charing Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Charing Cross is 10 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Ilford to Charing Cross.

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There are 8316+ hotels available in Charing Cross. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ilford and Charing Cross. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Charing Cross, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to Charing Cross every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from East Ham Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ilford to London
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Ilford to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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