There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to St Albans by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$17 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 179 bus, line 313 bus, line 84 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 179 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Chingford Station 179
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Chingford Station to Potters Bar Railway Station 313
  3. Take the line 84 bus from Potters Bar Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station 84

$10

3 alternative options

Line 25 bus, train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink 25
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to St Albans 33.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to St Albans 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to St Albans is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to St Albans is to taxi which costs £110 - £150 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to St Albans station. However, there are services departing from Ilford, High Road Ilford and arriving at St Albans City Railway Station via Chingford Station and Potters Bar Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Ilford and St Albans is 22 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to St Albans without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Ilford to St Albans, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ilford to St Albans is to train which takes 54 min and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 179 bus and line 313 bus and line 84 bus, which costs £8 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Ilford to St Albans bus services, operated by Metroline Travel, arrive at St Albans City Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to St Albans is 33 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Ilford to St Albans.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to St Albans.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and St Albans, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to St Albans via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Farringdon Underground Station, and Farringdon in around 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to St Albans via Chingford Station and Potters Bar Railway Station in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Chingford Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Chingford Station to Potters Bar Railway Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from Potters Bar Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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