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There are 5 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford by train, bus, taxi, towncar 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.

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Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 474 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Plashet, Gladstone Avenue 474

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford 6.4 miles

$35 - $45

Towncar  •  11 min

  1. Take a town car from London City Airport to Ilford 6.4 miles

$80 - $120

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Walk from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford 5.8 miles

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The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford is to line 474 bus which costs £2 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Silvertown, London City Airport and arriving at Plashet, Gladstone Avenue. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London City Airport (LCY) station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from London City Airport DLR Station and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Ilford is 4 miles.

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford, including transfers.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Silvertown, London City Airport station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at London City Airport DLR Station.

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The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford is to train which takes 27 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 474 bus, which costs £2 and takes 38 min.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford (London) in around 27 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London City Airport DLR Station to Stratford DLR Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Silvertown, London City Airport to Plashet, Gladstone Avenue
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London City Airport to Ilford
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Plashet, Gladstone Avenue station.

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London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at Ilford station.

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