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There are 6 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  41 min

  1. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Stratford station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Ilford 12.4 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Barking Town Centre N15

$3

Line 25 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Ilford, Chapel Road 25

$6

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Ilford 12.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Ilford 12.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Aldwych and arriving at Barking Town Centre. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Ilford is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford without a car is to subway and train which takes 41 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Temple, Aldwych station.

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Waterloo Station to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Town Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Ilford is 12 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Ilford.

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There are 8545+ hotels available in Ilford. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Ilford, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Ilford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
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 Temple, Aldwych to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, Procter Street to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Ilford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Ilford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Ilford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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