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There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to North London by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Stratford (London)  •  26m

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Highbury & Islington

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 123 bus, line 29 bus  •  1h 32m

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Turnpike Lane 123
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Turnpike Lane to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road 29 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Train  •  27m

  1. Take the train from Barking to Upper Holloway

$3 - $7

Line 425 bus, line 253 bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the line 425 bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 425
  2. Take the line 253 bus from Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road 253

$3

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to North London 12.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Ilford to North London 12.5 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to North London is to line 123 bus and line 29 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to North London is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to North London. However, there are services departing from Ilford, High Road Ilford and arriving at Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road via Turnpike Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barking and arriving at Upper Holloway. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27m.

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The distance between Ilford and North London is 8 miles. The road distance is 12.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to North London without a car is to train which takes 26m and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 26m to get from Ilford to North London, including transfers.

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Ilford to North London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford, High Road Ilford station.

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Ilford to North London train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to North London is to train which takes 26m and costs £3 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 123 bus and line 29 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to North London.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 26m

What companies run services between Ilford, England and North London, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to North London via Stratford (London) in around 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to North London via Turnpike Lane in around 1h 32m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $3
Cash
$5 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
Train from Barking to Upper Holloway
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Turnpike Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Turnpike Lane to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout to Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to North London
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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Ilford to North London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lower Holloway, Hillmarton Road Camden Road station.

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Ilford to North London train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Highbury & Islington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to North London is 13 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Ilford to North London.

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