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There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station by train, subway, bus, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  36m

  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  •  50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ilford to London 10.2 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Line 86 bus, subway  •  56m

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Waterloo station Jubilee

$6 - $8

Night bus, line 76 bus  •  1h 1m

  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 Waterloo Station 10.1 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Ilford to Waterloo Station 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Waterloo Station. 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 1m.

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The distance between Ilford and Waterloo Station is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station without a car is to train and subway which takes 36m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 36m to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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

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Ilford to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 36m

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Waterloo Station, England?

There is no direct connection from Ilford to Waterloo Station. However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford station, take the subway to Waterloo station, then take the walk to Waterloo Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ilford to Waterloo Station via Stratford Bus Station, Stratford station, and Waterloo station in around 56m.

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
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, Poultry Bank Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 15 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 Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ilford and Waterloo Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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