Duration 31 min
Distance 24.1 miles
Average price £23
Possible routes 5 found

Chelmsford to Ilford

Rome2rio has found 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Ilford by train, bus, taxi and car. We recommend taking the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London) and then taking the train from Stratford (London) to Ilford, which takes around 40 min.

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Train

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Ilford
40 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
£13 - £19
Alternative routes

Train via Shenfield

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Shenfield
  3. Ilford
41 min
Bookable on Rome2rio
£10 - £14

Line 351 bus, train

  1. Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral
  2. Brentwood
  3. Ilford
1h 11m
£10 - £14

Taxi

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Ilford
Fastest
31 min
£60 - £75

Drive

  1. Chelmsford
  2. Ilford
31 min
Cheapest
£4 - £6

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chelmsford to Ilford? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Ilford is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Ilford is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 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 best way to get from Chelmsford to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Chelmsford to Ilford, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Ilford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Ilford train services, operated by TfL Rail, arrive at Ilford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Ilford is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Chelmsford to Ilford.

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How to travel from Chelmsford to Ilford

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Chelmsford to Ilford right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Chelmsford and Ilford?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Ilford via Stratford (London) in around 40 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk

Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
London Overground
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
London Overground
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3

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Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Shenfield to Ilford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Train from Brentwood to Ilford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Brentwood station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First in Essex
Other operators
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Your Cabbie
Phone
+44 1245 354 040
Website
taxis-in-chelmsford.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355 555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis & Cars
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Chelmsford City Taxis
Phone
+44 1245 250 250
Website
chelmsfordcitytaxis.com
Allied Taxi Chelmsford
Phone
+44 1245 443 232

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