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

Recommended option

Line 366 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 366 bus from Cyprus, Royal Docks Medical Centre to Barking Town Centre 366

$3

4 alternative options

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

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

$75 - $110

Walk  •  1 h 52 min

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford is to line 366 bus which costs £2 and takes 21 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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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Ilford is 4 miles.

The line 366 bus from Cyprus, Royal Docks Medical Centre to Barking Town Centre takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cyprus, Royal Docks Medical Centre and arriving at Barking Town Centre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 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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London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Redbridge, Falmouth Gardens station.

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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: 21 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Ilford via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford (London) in around 27 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Cyprus, Royal Docks Medical Centre to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
$75 - $110

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