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There are 6 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  32m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the line 25 bus from City of London, Bank Station Poultry to Ilford, Chapel Road 25

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 35 bus, train  •  38m

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Liverpool Street Station 35 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$7 - $10

Line 40 bus, line 25 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to City of London, Duke's Place 40
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill 25

$6

Taxi  •  22m

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford 11.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22m

  1. Drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford 11.9 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elephant & Castle Station station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Elephant & Castle Station and arriving at Ilford Hill via Aldgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Ilford is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 32m and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 32m to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford, including transfers.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Elephant & Castle Station.

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The best way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford is to train which takes 32m and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 1h 18m.

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Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ilford Hill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford is 12 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford.

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Map of how to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 32m

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Ilford, England?

TfL Rail operates a train from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 16m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 9m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from City of London, Bank Station Poultry to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to City of London, Duke's Place
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com

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