There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Lewisham by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

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

$7 - $9

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Line 25 bus, line 108 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Bow Church DLR 25
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Clock Tower 108

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Lewisham 10.9 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Lewisham 10.9 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Walk from Ilford to Lewisham 9.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Lewisham is to line 25 bus and line 108 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Lewisham is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Lewisham. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Lewisham Clock Tower via Bow Church DLR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Lewisham station. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Lewisham DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Lewisham is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Lewisham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £5 - £7.

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Ilford to Lewisham is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus and line 108 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Lewisham.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Lewisham via Stratford (London) and Stratford DLR Station in around 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Lewisham via Bow Church DLR in around 1 h 27 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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Lewisham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Bow Church DLR
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Lewisham
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Ilford to Lewisham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lewisham Clock Tower station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Lewisham is 11 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Ilford to Lewisham.

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