There are 5 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Tube, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Moorgate Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, line 25 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Aldgate 40
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill 25

$3

3 alternative options

Line 35 bus, train  •  39 min

  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

Taxi  •  22 min

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  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 line 40 bus and line 25 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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

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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 1 h 13 min.

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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 Tube and train which takes 31 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 31 min 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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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 22 min 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: 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford via Aldgate in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Ilford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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