There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to St Albans by train, subway, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

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

$18 - $55

Cheapest option

Line 179 bus, line 313 bus, line 84 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 179 bus from 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

Tube, train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the Tube from Barking Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to St Albans City

$15 - $50

Taxi  •  35 min

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

$160 - $190

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to St Albans 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to St Albans via Chingford Station and Potters Bar Railway Station in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barking Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
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 20 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to St Albans
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$160 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ilford and St Albans is 35 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to St Albans. However, there are services departing from 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 40 min.

It takes approximately 55 min to get from Ilford to St Albans, including transfers.