Duration 1h 43m
Distance 115.5 miles
Average price £45
Possible routes 4 found

Leicester to Ilford

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from Leicester to Ilford by train, bus and car. The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Ilford costs only £12, and the quickest way takes just 1h 43m. We recommend taking the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International, which is the fastest option and takes around 1h 43m.

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Train

  1. Leicester
  2. Ilford
Fastest
1h 43m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£43 - £60
Alternative routes

Train via London Stansted Airport (STN)

  1. Leicester
  2. Stansted Airport
  3. Ilford
3h 56m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£65 - £97

Bus

  1. Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  2. London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Ilford
4h 44m
Cheapest
£13 - £16

Drive

  1. Leicester
  2. Ilford
1h 58m
£18 - £28

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Leicester to Ilford? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Ilford is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Ilford is to train which costs £40 - £60 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Ilford Hill via London Victoria Coach Station and Bow Church Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Ilford via King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Leicester and Ilford is 91 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Leicester to Ilford, including transfers.

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Leicester to Ilford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Leicester to Ilford train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Ilford is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £17 and takes 4h 44m.

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Leicester to Ilford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Bow station.

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Leicester to Ilford train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at London St Pancras International station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Ilford is 115 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Leicester to Ilford.

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There are 8228+ hotels available in Ilford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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How to travel from Leicester to Ilford

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Leicester to Ilford right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Leicester and Ilford?

East Midlands Railways operates a train from Leicester to Ilford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £35 - £50 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Ilford via London Victoria Coach Station and Bow Church Station in around 4h 44m.
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9

About this operator

Bus exterior

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.

Ilford, United Kingdom

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, London is a traveller’s delight. Catering to a wide range of tastes, there’s something for everyone in the English capital. London boasts myriad historical sites, art galleries, sporting attractions, world-class restaurants and eateries, high fashion outlets, and cultural events. Take a cruise down the iconic River Thames, visit iconic Big Ben and the Tower of London, say hi to the Queen at Buckingham Palace, catch a show at a famous West End theatre or be one with nature in much-loved Hyde Park or Kensington Gardens.

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