There are 6 ways to get from East Croydon to Ilford by train, subway, 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  •  44 min

$13 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. 25

$9 - $42

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  47 min

  1. Jubilee

$11 - $49

Train, line 25 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 25

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 19.9 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between East Croydon, England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from East Croydon to Ilford via London Bridge, London Bridge Station, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 44 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from East Croydon to Ilford every 5 minutes, and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $14
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
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $6
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Croydon to Ilford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Croydon and Ilford is 23 km. The road distance is 32 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Croydon to Ilford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 39 min.

The quickest way to get from East Croydon to Ilford is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £70 - £85.

It takes approximately 44 min to get from East Croydon to Ilford, including transfers.