There are 6 ways to get from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station by train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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  •  12 min

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

$1 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 242 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 242 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central Mare Street 242

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station 3.1 miles

$17 - $22

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Brushfield Street, Liverpool Street to Victoria Park Road, Hackney Central 2.2 miles

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

London Overground operates a train from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 7 min. Greater Anglia also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Hackney Central Mare Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $27
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Brushfield Street, Liverpool Street to Victoria Park Road, Hackney Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool Street and Hackney Central Station is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station is to train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Hackney Central Station is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £13 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Liverpool Street and arriving at Hackney Downs. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liverpool Street Station and arriving at Hackney Central Mare Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.