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There are 6 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) by train, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs

£1 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 242 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 242 bus from Spitalfields, Elder Street to Dalston, Royal Oak Road 242 / ...

£2

4 alternative options

Line 242 bus via Spitalfields, Brushfield Street  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 242 bus from Spitalfields, Brushfield Street to Dalston, Royal Oak Road 242

£2

Night bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Liverpool Street Station to South Hackney, Shore Road N26 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) 2.7 miles

£14 - £17

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) 2.6 miles

Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) by train

The train journey time between Liverpool Street Station and Hackney Central (ward) is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6 min. Operated by London Overground and Greater Anglia, the Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) train service departs from London Liverpool Street and arrives in Hackney Downs. Typically 1544 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7 min
Fastest train time:
6 min
Trains per week:
1544
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:01
Last train departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, June 20, 2021

Liverpool Street Station → Hackney Central (ward)
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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hackney Central (ward) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hackney Central (ward) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hackney Central (ward) is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) is to line 242 bus, which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) is to train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Spitalfields, Elder Street and arriving at Dalston, Royal Oak Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Hackney Downs. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and Hackney Central (ward) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Spitalfields, Elder Street station.

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Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) train services, operated by London Overground, depart from London Liverpool Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £3. Alternatively, you can line 242 bus, which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward).
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and Hackney Central (ward), England?

London Overground operates a train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs every 10 minutes, and the journey takes 7 min. Greater Anglia also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Spitalfields, Elder Street to Dalston, Royal Oak Road every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Spitalfields, Elder Street to Dalston, Royal Oak Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Spitalfields, Brushfield Street to Dalston, Royal Oak Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Night bus from Liverpool Street Station to South Hackney, Shore Road
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Dalston, Royal Oak Road station.

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Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central (ward) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Hackney Downs station.

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