There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to Watford 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, Tube  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$12 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 86 bus, train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
  3. Take the train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street

$9 - $17

4 alternative options

Tube, line 142 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station Jubilee
  2. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

$13 - $20

Line 25 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn Station 25

$9 - $25

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Watford 27.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Watford 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ilford to Watford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ilford to Watford is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Ilford and Watford is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.1 miles.

Get driving directions

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

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Watford.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Ilford to Watford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 18 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 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Stanmore Underground Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Willesden Junction
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Train from Willesden Junction Low Level to Watford High Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Watford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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