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There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) by train, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Train  •  29m

  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

Cheapest option

Line 474 bus  •  31m

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

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) 6.1 miles

$30 - $40

Towncar  •  10m

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

$80 - $120

Walk  •  1h 52m

  1. Walk from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) 5.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) is to line 474 bus which costs £2 and takes 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 10m.

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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 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) 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 29m.

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The distance between Ilford and London City Airport (LCY) is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) without a car is to train which takes 29m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 29m to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY), including transfers.

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Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue station.

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Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) 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 (LCY) is to train which takes 29m and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 474 bus, which costs £2 and takes 31m.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY).
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 29m

What companies run services between Ilford, England and London City Airport (LCY), England?

You can take a train from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) via Stratford (London) and Stratford DLR Station in around 29m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31m.

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
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to London City Airport DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to Silvertown, London City Airport
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to London City Airport (LCY)
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to London City Airport
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Ilford to London City Airport (LCY) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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

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There are 9023+ hotels available in London City Airport (LCY). Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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