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Duration 1h 50m
Distance 115.4 miles
Average price £51
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Ilford and Leicester takes 1h 50m and the fastest train takes 1h 36m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Ilford to Leicester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. London St Pancras International
  2. Leicester
1h 49m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£40 - £58

Ilford to Leicester train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Ilford and Leicester. The earliest departure is at 08:29 in the morning, and the last departure from Ilford is at 20:49 which arrives into Leicester at 22:57. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Leicester. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Leicester via Liverpool Street station and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Ilford and Leicester is 91 miles. The road distance is 115.4 miles.

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Ilford to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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Ilford to Leicester train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Leicester station.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Leicester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Ilford and Leicester?

East Midlands Railways operates a train from London St Pancras International to Leicester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £35 - £50 and the journey takes 1h 2m.
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