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

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Train  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the train from Lenham to Ashford International
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International

£30 - £63

Cheapest option

Train, line 11 bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Lenham to London Victoria
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns to Liverpool Street Station 11

£28 - £49

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 86 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lenham, Loder Close to Ashford International station 10X / ...
  2. Take the train from Ashford International to Stratford International
  3. Take the line 86 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Ilford Hill 86 / ...

£29 - £52

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kent to Ilford 45 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Kent to Ilford 45 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Kent to Ilford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kent to Ilford is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kent to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Lenham and arriving at Ilford via Ashford International and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Kent and Ilford is 35 miles. The road distance is 45 miles.

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The best way to get from Kent to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 1h 25m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Kent to Ilford, including transfers.

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Kent to Ilford train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Lenham station.

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Kent to Ilford train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Stratford International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kent to Ilford is 45 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Kent to Ilford.

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There are 11862+ hotels available in Ilford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kent to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 35.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

You can take a train from Kent to Ilford via Ashford International, Stratford International, and Stratford (London) in around 1h 25m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Lenham to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£5 - £8
1st Class
£10 - £16
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Lenham to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Anytime
£23 - £35
1st Class
£29 - £45
Bus operators
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lenham, Loder Close to Ashford International station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach in East Kent
R & J Coaches
Phone
01303 813696
Email
sales@randjcoaches.co.uk
Website
randjcoachesltd.co.uk
Bus from Lenham, Loder Close to Ashford, Beaver Road Bridge
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
R & J Coaches
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Victoria Stn Grosvenor Gdns to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Kent to Ilford
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Station Taxi 24/7
Phone
+44 7946 335 786
Sittingbourne Cabs
Phone
+44 1795 426 600
Website
sittingbournecabs.com
Sealine Taxis
Phone
+44 1795 509 999
Indy Cabs of Sittingbourne
Phone
+44 1795 350 035
Website
indycabs.co.uk
SMB Maidstone Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 765 555
Website
smbmaidstonecabs.co.uk
Express Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 222 222
Website
expresscabs.co.uk
Cavalier Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 754 000
Apollo Taxis Maidstone
Phone
+44 1622 88 20 20
Website
apollo-taxi.co.uk
Reeves Taxis
Phone
+44 1795 536 666
Faversham Cabs
Phone
+44 1795 590 949
Ashford Taxis
Phone
+44 1233 666 494
Website
taxiashford.co.uk
Arrow Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1233 666 666
Website
arrowtaxisltd.co.uk
Apollo Taxis Ashford
Phone
+44 1233 38 00 38
Website
apollo-taxi.co.uk
Place 2 Place Taxis
Phone
+44 1622 791 400
Website
place2place.biz
Club Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 305080
Website
clubtaxisgillingham.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Vokes Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 222 222
Website
vokestaximedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575 656
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840 840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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