There are 5 ways to get from Ilford to University of Kent by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Canterbury West

$34 - $52

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Line 25 bus, line 108 bus, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Bow Church DLR 25 / ...
  2. Take the line 108 bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station 108
  3. Take the bus from Lewisham Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) 007 / ...

$11 - $15

3 alternative options

Train via Whitstable, Railway Station (Westmeads Road)  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Whitstable

$59 - $87

Line 147 bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town 147
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)

$37 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to University of Kent 59.4 miles

$12 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to University of Kent. However, there are services departing from Ilford Broadway and arriving at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) via Bow Church DLR and Lewisham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilford to University of Kent. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Canterbury West via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Ilford and University of Kent is 47 miles. The road distance is 59.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ilford to University of Kent without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Ilford to University of Kent, including transfers.

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Ilford to University of Kent bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford Broadway station.

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Ilford to University of Kent train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to University of Kent is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 25 bus and line 108 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Ilford to University of Kent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) station.

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Ilford to University of Kent train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to University of Kent.
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  • Distance: 46.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Ilford, England and University of Kent, England?

You can take a train from Ilford to University of Kent via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, Stratford International, and Canterbury West in around 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to University of Kent via Bow Church DLR, Lewisham Station, and University of Kent in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Ilford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Stratford International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Bow Church DLR
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bow Church DLR to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
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 Lewisham Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to University of Kent is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Ilford to University of Kent.

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