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There are 7 ways to get from Ilford to Dartford by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford

$12 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink 25
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Dartford

$12 - $16

5 alternative options

Line 474 bus, line 96 bus  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to North Woolwich Free Ferry 474
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich, Thomas Street to Dartford, Pizza Hut 96

Line 147 bus, line 96 bus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town 147
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut 96

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Dartford 18.1 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Ilford to Dartford 18.1 miles

$3 - $6

Walk  •  4h 32m

  1. Walk from Ilford to Dartford 14.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Dartford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Dartford is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue and arriving at Dartford, Pizza Hut via Woolwich, Thomas Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Dartford via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h.

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The distance between Ilford and Dartford is 10 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Dartford without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1h to get from Ilford to Dartford, including transfers.

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Ilford to Dartford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue station.

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Ilford to Dartford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Stratford DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Dartford is to train which takes 1h and costs £9 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 474 bus and line 96 bus, which costs and takes 1h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Dartford via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 1h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Dartford via North Woolwich Free Ferry and Woolwich, Thomas Street in around 1h 44m.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from City Thameslink to Dartford
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to North Woolwich Free Ferry
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich, Thomas Street to Dartford, Pizza Hut
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Dartford
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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Ilford to Dartford bus services, operated by Stagecoach London, arrive at Dartford, Pizza Hut station.

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Ilford to Dartford train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Dartford is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Ilford to Dartford.

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