There are 7 ways to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$30 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 86 bus, bus National Express  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London National Express

$11 - $16

5 alternative options

Line 123 bus, train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Tottenham Hale Bus Station 123
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport Stansted Express

$27

Line 86 bus, bus TerraVision UK  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86
  2. Take the bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport A21

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station 28.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station 28.6 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Ilford to London Stansted Airport 28.6 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at Stansted Airport London via London Stratford also for Westfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Stansted Airport via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Stansted Airport Station is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £23 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station, including transfers.

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Ilford to Stansted Airport Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford Broadway station.

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Ilford to Stansted Airport Station train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £23 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 86 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Ilford to Stansted Airport Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Ilford to Stansted Airport Station train services, operated by Stansted Express, arrive at Stansted Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and Stansted Airport Station, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station via London Liverpool Street in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station via Stratford Bus Station and London Stratford also for Westfield in around 1 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
Stansted Express
Website
stanstedexpress.com
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$26
First
$40
Business
$39
Train from Tottenham Hale to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
stanstedexpress.com
Standard
$24
First
$39
Business
$36
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Tottenham Hale Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Stratford also for Westfield to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Stratford to London Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
cms-tvision.terravisionlondo.netdna-cdn.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Stansted Airport Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Ilford to London Stansted Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $170

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