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Duration 2h 43m
Distance 167.8 miles
Average price £66
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Ilford and Wales takes 2h 43m and the fastest train takes 2h 29m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Ilford to Wales. 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 Paddington
  2. Cardiff
2h 51m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£45 - £72

Ilford to Wales train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Ilford and Cardiff. The earliest departure is at 14:06 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Ilford is at 22:51 which arrives into Cardiff at 02:15. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 43m. 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 Wales. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Cardiff Central via Liverpool Street station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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The distance between Ilford and Wales is 171 miles. The road distance is 167.8 miles.

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Ilford to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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Ilford to Wales train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Ilford and Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington to Cardiff Central hourly. Tickets cost £50 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 50m. Great Northern also services this route once a week.
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