There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to Reading by subway, train, bus 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.

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Tube, train via Lancaster Gate Underground Station  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$25 - $44

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Richmond NLL
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading

$20 - $34

3 alternative options

Tube, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gants Hill Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station Central
  2. Take the train from Ealing Broadway to Reading

$22 - $37

Line 25 bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Oxford Circus, Holles Street 25
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$25 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Reading 51.8 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Reading is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Reading is 46 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Ilford to Reading, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Reading. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Reading via Stratford (London) and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Reading via Stratford (London), Richmond NLL, and Richmond (London) in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gants Hill Underground Station to Ealing Broadway Underground Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Ealing Broadway to Reading
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Oxford Circus, Holles Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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