There are 7 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar 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

Tube, train  •  33 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Hackney Downs

$4 - $8

6 alternative options

Tube, line 30 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the line 30 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Hackney Downs Station 30

$6

Line 205 bus, line 56 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Angel Islington City Road 205 / ...
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Angel Islington to Hackney Downs Station 56

$6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs 6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs 6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs 6 miles

$16 - $23

Bikeshare  •  58 min

  1. Cycle from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Shoreditch Court, Haggerston 6.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Hackney Downs is 5 miles. The road distance is 6 miles.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs station. However, there are services departing from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace and arriving at Hackney Downs Station via Angel Islington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Hackney Downs, England?

You can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs via Angel Islington City Road and Angel Islington in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
$1 - $3
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Hackney Downs Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Cleveland Terrace to Angel Islington City Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Angel Islington to Hackney Downs Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$16 - $23
uberACCESS
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$35 - $50
UberLUX
$55 - $75
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Shoreditch Court, Haggerston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Hackney Downs
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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