There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station by train, bus, car, car ferry or foot

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  •  33 min

  1. Dlr

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 474 bus  •  48 min

  1. 474

$3

3 alternative options

Line 147 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. 147

$6 - $7

Drive, Woolwich Ferry  •  25 min

$7 - $10

Walk  •  2 h

  1. 6.3 miles

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Woolwich Arsenal Station, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station via Stratford (London) and Stratford DLR Station in around 33 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue to North Woolwich, Pier Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ilford and Woolwich Arsenal Station is 8 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station is to line 474 bus which costs £2 and takes 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station is to drive and Woolwich Ferry which takes 25 min and costs £5 - £8.

No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station via Stratford DLR Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plashet, Gladstone Avenue and arriving at North Woolwich, Pier Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

It takes approximately 33 min to get from Ilford to Woolwich Arsenal Station, including transfers.