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There are 6 ways to get from Lewisham to Ilford by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Limehouse to Barking

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 108 bus, line 25 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from Lewisham, Lockmead Road to Bow Church DLR 108
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford Hill 25 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 47 bus, train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Lewisham Clock Tower to Liverpool Street Station 47
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Ilford 11.3 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Ilford 11.3 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Ilford 9.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Ilford is to line 108 bus and line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Ilford is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lewisham to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Lewisham, Lockmead Road and arriving at Ilford Hill via Bow Church DLR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lewisham station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Lewisham DLR Station and arriving at Barking via Limehouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Ilford is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Lewisham to Ilford, including transfers.

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Lewisham to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Lewisham, Lockmead Road station.

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

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Ilford is to train which takes 35 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 108 bus and line 25 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from Lewisham to Ilford via Limehouse DLR Station and Limehouse in around 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lewisham to Ilford via Bow Church DLR in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Limehouse DLR Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Limehouse to Barking
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Clock Tower to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham, Lockmead Road to Bow Church DLR
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lewisham to Ilford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
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

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Lewisham to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ilford Hill station.

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Lewisham to Ilford train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Barking station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Ilford is 11 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Lewisham to Ilford.

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