There are 4 ways to get from Ilford to Basildon 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  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Barking to Basildon

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Ilford to Basildon National Express

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Basildon 19.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Basildon 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

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

c2c operates a train from Ilford to Basildon every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ilford to Basildon once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Basildon
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ilford to Basildon?

The distance between Ilford and Basildon is 27 km. The road distance is 32 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ilford to Basildon?

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Basildon is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ilford to Basildon?

The quickest way to get from Ilford to Basildon is to train which takes 20 min and costs £5 - £8.

Is there a direct train between Ilford and Basildon?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barking and arriving at Basildon. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ilford and Basildon?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Ilford and arriving at Basildon. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Ilford to Basildon?

The train from Barking to Basildon takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.