Unrivalled connectivity

With more train connections than Waterloo at peak, access to all major airports in less than 60 minutes and the introduction of Crossrail, Stratford is one of London’s best-connected transport hubs.


Stratford's connectivity is not limited to rail, it's also one of the city's prime spots for cycling, running and walking, with more than 300 bikes available for hire in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.


Travelling by rail/tube

Stratford International Station is served by the UK's only high-speed domestic commuter line, High-Speed 1, offering a 7-minute direct journey to London St Pancras, for connections with Eurostar, and direct connections from Stratford International to stations in Kent.

Stratford Underground/Train is served by the Central and Jubilee Lines, and also provides regular Overground services to Liverpool Street, East Anglia and other routes around the southeast. By May 2019, the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) will call at Stratford delivering a high frequency, high capacity service from East to West London.

Docklands Light Rail (DLR) stops at both Stratford Regional Station and Stratford International, providing direct links to Canary Wharf and London City Airport.


Journey times

Kings Cross St Pancras - 7 minutes

Liverpool Street - 8 minutes

Canary Wharf - 11 minutes

City Airport - 15 minutes

Oxford Street - 19 minutes

Heathrow Airport - 58 minutes


Road links to central London from Stratford are excellent as are links out along the A12 to the M11 and M25.
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You're just 15 minutes from London City Airport and less than an hour from London Gatwick, Heathrow or Stansted airports.


With more than 300 bikes available for hire in and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Cycle Superhighway 2 provides a safe cycle route connecting the area to the city in less than 25 minutes. For more information on cycle options visit:

London Cycling Campaign
Cycle Confident
Santander Cycles
TfL Cycling Routes & Maps
TfL Journey Planner
Newham Cycling