There are 4 ways to get from Gravesend to Ilford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

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

£11 - £24

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Bus, train  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Tilbury, Civic Square to Grays, Bus Station 73 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grays to Barking

£5 - £7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gravesend to Ilford 23.3 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Gravesend to Ilford 23.3 miles

£3 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Gravesend to Ilford is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gravesend to Ilford is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gravesend to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Gravesend and arriving at Ilford via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Gravesend and Ilford is 15 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gravesend to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs £11 - £25.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Gravesend to Ilford, including transfers.

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Gravesend to Ilford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Gravesend station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gravesend to Ilford is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Gravesend to Ilford.

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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

You can take a train from Gravesend to Ilford via Stratford International and Stratford (London) in around 38 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gravesend to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ilford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
TfL Rail
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Grays to Barking
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Phone
01708 86 56 56
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Tilbury, Civic Square to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Ensign Bus
NIBSbuses
Phone
01268 767870
Website
nibsbuses.com
Bus from Tilbury, Calcutta Road to Grays, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
NIBSbuses
Other operators
Taxi from Gravesend to Ilford
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Saturn Taxis
Phone
+44 1474 35 35 35
Website
saturntaxisltd.co.uk
Reliance Taxis
Phone
+44 1474 567 567
Website
reliancetaxis.uk
Gravesend Taxis
Phone
+44 7940 413 392
Website
gravesendtaxis.co.uk

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