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There are 8 ways to get from Ilford to Southbank Centre by train, subway, bus, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, subway  •  38m

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

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  49m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ilford to London 10.2 miles

$2

6 alternative options

Subway  •  36m

  1. Take the subway from East Ham station to Embankment station Circle / ...

$3 - $5

Train, line 26 bus  •  54m

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Liverpool Street Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 26

$7 - $9

Line 25 bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station 25

$6

Night bus, line 76 bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station N25
  2. Take the line 76 bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 26 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Southbank Centre 10.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Ilford to Southbank Centre 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Southbank Centre is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Southbank Centre is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Southbank Centre. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank via City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Ilford and Southbank Centre is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Southbank Centre without a car is to train and subway which takes 38m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 38m to get from Ilford to Southbank Centre, including transfers.

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

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Ilford to Southbank Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at City of London, Poultry Bank Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Southbank Centre is 10 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Ilford to Southbank Centre.

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There are 9091+ hotels available in Southbank Centre. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 38m

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Southbank Centre, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to Southbank Centre every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 16m.

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
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from East Ham station to Embankment station
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ilford to London
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Ilford to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$45 - $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
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ilford and Southbank Centre. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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