There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Clapton by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clapton

$5 - $10

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Line 425 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 425 bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 425

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Clapton 8.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Clapton 8.4 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Walk from Ilford to Clapton 6.7 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Clapton. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Clapton via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Clapton is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Clapton without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Ilford to Clapton, including transfers.

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Ilford to Clapton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford Broadway station.

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Ilford to Clapton train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Clapton is to train which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 425 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Ilford to Clapton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout station.

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Ilford to Clapton train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Clapton station.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Clapton.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Clapton, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to Clapton via London Liverpool Street in around 35 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to Clapton every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clapton
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Clapton
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Clapton is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Ilford to Clapton.

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