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

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

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

$51 - $75

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Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$17 - $22

2 alternative options

Line 425 bus, train, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 425 bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 425
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
  3. Take the bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station X7

$35 - $71

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 bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Leicester is to drive which costs £19 - £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, Bank Station Queen Victoria Street and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 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 1 h 58 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Ilford to Leicester, including transfers.

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Ilford to Leicester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Leicester is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 5 h 6 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: 1 h 58 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. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Ilford to Leicester hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 50 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
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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