There are 4 ways to get from Ilford to Leicester by train, bus or car

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Leicester

$27 - $75

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Line 25 bus, bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, St Katharine Cree 25
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$17 - $22

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express
  2. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

$87 - $122

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Leicester 115.3 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Leicester is to line 25 bus and bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Leicester is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Leicester station. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station via City of London, Fenchurch Street Station and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Leicester is 91 miles. The road distance is 115.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Leicester without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £20 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Ilford to Leicester, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ilford to Leicester is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £20 - £60. Alternatively, you can line 25 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Ilford to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Leicester is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Ilford to Leicester.

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  • Distance: 91 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Ilford to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Leicester via City of London, St Katharine Cree, City of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Westminster Cathedral Victoria Station, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 34 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$23 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$38
Business
$36
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, St Katharine Cree
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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