There are 6 ways to get from Chelmsford to Ilford by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Seven Kings

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 351 bus, train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Brentwood Railway Station 351
  2. Take the train from Brentwood to Ilford

$9 - $15

4 alternative options

Train via Stratford (London)  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford

$14 - $21

Train TfL Rail  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Take the train from Shenfield to Ilford

$10 - $18

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Ilford 24.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Ilford 24.1 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Ilford is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Ilford is to train which costs £7 - £11 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Ilford is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The train from Chelmsford to Seven Kings takes 24 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Seven Kings. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Ilford, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Ilford once a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Seven Kings
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shenfield to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Brentwood to Ilford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Shenfield to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Brentwood to Ilford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Brentwood Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Ilford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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