There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Harlow by train, 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  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town Stansted Express

$27 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 167 bus, bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 167 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road 167
  2. Take the bus from Loughton, Roding Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) 87 / ...

$9 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 123 bus, train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Ilford to Tottenham Hale Bus Station 123
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Harlow Town Stansted Express

$24

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Harlow 18.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Harlow 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Harlow via London Liverpool Street in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Harlow via Loughton, Roding Road in around 2 h 20 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 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Harlow Town
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$22
First
$37
Business
$32
Train from Tottenham Hale to Harlow Town
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$21
First
$36
Business
$29
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford to Tottenham Hale Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Eos
Phone
08000 355865
Email
info@eoslondon.com
Website
eoslondon.com
Bus from Loughton, Roding Road to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
eoslondon.com
TrustyBus
Phone
01992 890225
Email
trustybus@galleontravel.co.uk
Website
trustybus.co.uk
Bus from Loughton Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
trustybus.co.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Loughton Station to Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Harlow
Ave. Duration
21 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ilford and Harlow is 24 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Harlow is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Ilford to Harlow is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £65 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Harlow Town via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Harlow. However, there are services departing from Ilford, High Road Ilford and arriving at Harlow Town Centre, Bus Station (Harlow Bus Stn) via Loughton, Roding Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 58 min to get from Ilford to Harlow, including transfers.