There are 3 ways to get from Ilford to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Brighton

$29 - $44

2 alternative options

Line 25 bus, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Mile End 25
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Brighton

$33 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Brighton 74.2 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Brighton is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Brighton is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Brighton is 52 miles. The road distance is 74.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Ilford to Brighton, including transfers.

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

Thameslink operates a train from Ilford to Brighton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

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