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

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Tube, train  •  43 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$12 - $19

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Line 25 bus, bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn Station 25
  2. Take the bus from Kingsway Holborn Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent X68

$6

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Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Croydon 18.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Croydon 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Croydon is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Croydon is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Croydon. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent via Kingsway Holborn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Croydon is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Croydon without a car is to Tube and train which takes 43 min and costs £9 - £15.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Ilford to Croydon, including transfers.

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

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Ilford to Croydon bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Croydon is 19 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Ilford to Croydon.

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The nearest airport to Croydon is London City (LCY) Airport which is 10.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Gatwick (LGW) (16 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (16.5 miles), London Luton (LTN) (36.5 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (38.5 miles).

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There are 8381+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Croydon.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

You can take a bus from Ilford to Croydon via Holborn Station and Kingsway Holborn Station in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kingsway Holborn Station to Broad Green, Hogarth Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Croydon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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