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There are 6 ways to get from Ilford to Watford by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Ilford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Watford Junction

$10 - $32

5 alternative options

Line 86 bus, subway, line 142 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Ilford Broadway to Stratford Bus Station 86
  2. Take the subway from Stratford station to Stanmore station
  3. Take the line 142 bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road 142

Line 123 bus, line 221 bus, line 142 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 123 bus from Ilford, High Road 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

Line 25 bus, line 306 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink 25
  2. Take the line 306 bus from Elstree & Borehamwood station to Watford, High Street 306

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

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Ilford to Watford. However, there are services departing from Ilford, High Road Ilford and arriving at Watford, King Street via Wood Green Bus Garage and Edgware. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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

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The best way to get from Ilford to Watford without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £25.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Ilford to Watford, including transfers.

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Ilford to Watford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ilford, High Road Ilford station.

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The best way to get from Ilford to Watford is to train which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 123 bus and line 221 bus and line 142 bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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Ilford to Watford bus services, operated by London Sovereign, arrive at Watford, King Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilford to Watford is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Ilford to Watford.

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Map of how to get from Ilford to Watford.
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  • Distance: 21.3 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Ilford to Watford via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ilford to Watford via Wood Green Station, Wood Green Bus Garage, and Edgware in around 3 h.

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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$6 - $10
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from London Euston to Watford Junction
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
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
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Wood Green Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Wood Green Bus Garage to Edgware
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Ilford Broadway to City of London, City Thameslink
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Stanmore Station to Watford, St Mary's Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Edgware to Watford, King Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Sullivan Buses
Phone
01707 646 803
Website
sullivanbuses.co.uk
Bus from Elstree & Borehamwood station to Watford, High Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
sullivanbuses.co.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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