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There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Croydon by subway, train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Stratford station to London Bridge station Jubilee
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to East Croydon

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, night bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Great Titchfield Street Oxford Circus Station 25
  2. Take the night bus from Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St to Croydon, Poplar Walk N109

$6

3 alternative options

Line 25 bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink 25
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to East Croydon

$10 - $14

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 Croydon, Poplar Walk via Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 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 subway 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 Croydon, Poplar Walk 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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There are 8579+ hotels available in Croydon. Prices start at $76 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?

There is no direct connection from Ilford to Croydon. However, you can take the train to Stratford (London), take the walk to Stratford station, take the subway to London Bridge station, take the walk to London Bridge, then take the train to East Croydon. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Ilford to Croydon via City of London, City Thameslink and Farringdon in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford station to London Bridge 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
Train from Farringdon to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Great Titchfield Street Oxford Circus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St to Croydon, Poplar Walk
Ave. Duration
1 h
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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