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There are 4 ways to get from East Croydon to Ilford by train, subway, night bus, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Stratford station Jubilee

$11 - $18

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Temple, Lancaster Place N68
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Barking Town Centre N15

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Croydon to Ilford 19.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from East Croydon to Ilford 19.9 miles

$4 - $7

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from East Croydon station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from East Croydon Rail Station and arriving at Barking Town Centre via Temple, Aldwych. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between East Croydon and Ilford is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Croydon to Ilford without a car is to train and subway which takes 47 min and costs £8 - £15.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from East Croydon to Ilford, including transfers.

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East Croydon to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at East Croydon Rail Station.

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East Croydon to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Barking Town Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Croydon to Ilford is 20 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from East Croydon to Ilford.

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There are 8336+ hotels available in Ilford. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Croydon to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

There is no direct connection from East Croydon to Ilford. However, you can take the train to London Bridge, take the walk to London Bridge station, take the subway to Stratford station, take the walk to Stratford (London), then take the train to Ilford. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from East Croydon to Ilford via Temple, Lancaster Place and Temple, Aldwych in around 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from East Croydon to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Stratford station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from East Croydon Rail Station to Temple, Lancaster Place
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych to Barking Town Centre
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Croydon to Ilford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $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

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