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There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to ExCeL London by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Train, subway  •  27m

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Canning Town station Jubilee

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus  •  26m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Plashet, High Street North to Custom House Station 147

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $8

Line 147 bus via Ilford Broadway  •  43m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Ilford Broadway to Custom House Station 147

$3

Taxi  •  9m

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to ExCeL London 5.9 miles

$22 - $27

Walk  •  1h 38m

  1. Walk from Ilford to ExCeL London 5.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to ExCeL London is to line 147 bus which costs £2 and takes 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £17 - £21 and takes 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plashet, High Street North and arriving at Custom House Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at West Silvertown DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between Ilford and ExCeL London is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Ilford to ExCeL London without a car is to train and subway which takes 27m and costs £4 - £9.

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It takes approximately 27m to get from Ilford to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Ilford to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plashet, High Street North station.

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Ilford to ExCeL London train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to ExCeL London is to line 147 bus which takes 26m and costs £2. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 41m.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 27m

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

London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to ExCeL London every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ilford to ExCeL London via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, and West Silvertown DLR Station in around 41m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to West Silvertown DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, High Street North to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Custom House Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
9m
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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Ilford to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House Station.

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Ilford to ExCeL London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at West Silvertown DLR Station.

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There are 9099+ hotels available in ExCeL London. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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