There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  26 min

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

$6 - $8

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Line 474 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to Silvertown, London City Airport 474

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station 6.1 miles

$35 - $45

Towncar  •  10 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilford to London City Airport 6.1 miles

$80 - $120

Walk  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Walk from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station 5.8 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue and arriving at Silvertown, London City Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station station. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Ilford and London City Airport DLR Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station, including transfers.

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Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue station.

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Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 474 bus, which costs and takes 33 min.

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Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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

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Map of how to get from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and London City Airport DLR Station, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station via Stratford (London) and Stratford DLR Station in around 26 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 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 London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to London City Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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