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 West Midlands, Tube  •  56 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

$13 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  1 h 56 min

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

$9 - $26

4 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the Tube from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Watford Underground Station Metropolitan

$11 - $15

Line 123 bus, line 221 bus, line 142 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Ilford to Wood Green Station 123
  2. Take the line 221 bus from Wood Green Bus Garage to Edgware 221
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Edgware to Watford, King Street 142

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ilford to Watford 27.1 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Ilford to Watford 27.1 miles

$5 - $9

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 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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 Liverpool Street Underground Station to Watford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
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
Bus from Ilford to Wood Green Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Wood Green Bus Garage to Edgware
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Edgware to Watford, King Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Ilford to Watford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
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 Watford is 34 km. The road distance is 43 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Ilford and arriving at Watford, King Street via Wood Green Bus Garage and Edgware. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 56 min to get from Ilford to Watford, including transfers.