There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station by train, subway, 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, Tube  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Moorgate Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Northern

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, line 40 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Aldgate 25
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Aldgate to Elephant & Castle Station 40

$3

3 alternative options

Train, line 35 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the line 35 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Elephant & Castle Station 35

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station 9.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station 9.4 miles

$2 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Elephant & Castle Station is 9 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 30 min to get from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station station. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Elephant & Castle Station via Aldgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford, Hainault Street station.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

You can take a bus from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station via Aldgate in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Liverpool Street Station to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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