There are 7 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$21 - $33

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink, line 25 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill 25

$17 - $26

5 alternative options

Train Thameslink, Tube  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the Tube from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station Jubilee

$19 - $32

Train Gatwick Express, Tube  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the Tube from Victoria Underground Station to Barking Underground Station District

$20 - $42

Train Southern, line 25 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the line 25 bus from Stratford Bus Station to Ilford Hill 25 / ...

$21 - $34

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford 51 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Ilford 51 miles

$160 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford is to train which takes 55 min and costs £15 - £26.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Ilford is 48 km. The road distance is 82 km.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford, including transfers.

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What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Ilford via London Bridge, London Bridge Borough High St, Liverpool Street Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 55 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge Underground Station to Stratford Underground Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria Underground Station to Barking Underground Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $7
Cash
$8 - $12
Oyster Card
$7 - $10
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Aldgate to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Stratford Bus Station to Ilford Hill
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Ilford
Estimated price
$160 - $220

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