There are 3 ways to get from Woolwich to Ilford by bus, car ferry, car 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 474 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 474 bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Plashet, Gladstone Avenue 474

$3

2 alternative options

Woolwich Ferry, drive  •  26 min

  1. Take the Woolwich Ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  2. Drive from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Ilford

$6 - $9

Walk  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Walk from Woolwich to Ilford 6.8 miles

What companies run services between Woolwich, England and Ilford, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Woolwich to Ilford every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Plashet, Gladstone Avenue
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from Woolwich Ferry South Pier to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Woolwich to Ilford?

The distance between Woolwich and Ilford is 8 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Woolwich to Ilford?

The cheapest way to get from Woolwich to Ilford is to line 474 bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Woolwich to Ilford?

The quickest way to get from Woolwich to Ilford is to Woolwich Ferry and drive which takes 26 min and costs £4 - £7.

Is there a direct bus between Woolwich and Ilford?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Woolwich Free Ferry and arriving at Plashet, Gladstone Avenue. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Woolwich to Ilford?

The line 474 bus from North Woolwich Free Ferry to Plashet, Gladstone Avenue takes 29 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.