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

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Recommended option

Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ilford

$17 - $25

Cheapest option

Line 84 bus, line 313 bus, line 179 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Potters Bar Railway Station 84
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Potters Bar Railway Station to Chingford Station 313
  3. Take the line 179 bus from Chingford Station to Ilford, Chapel Road 179

$10

3 alternative options

Train, line 25 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to Farringdon
  2. Take the line 25 bus from City of London, City Thameslink to Ilford, Chapel Road 25

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Ilford 27.5 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Ilford 27.5 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Ilford is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Ilford is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Ilford. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Lattimore Road and arriving at Ilford, Chapel Road via Potters Bar Railway Station and Chingford Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Ilford is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £13 - £20.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from St Albans to Ilford, including transfers.

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St Albans to Ilford bus services, operated by Metroline Travel, depart from St Albans, Lattimore Road station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Ilford is to train which takes 51 min and costs £13 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 84 bus and line 313 bus and line 179 bus, which costs £8 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Ilford, England?

You can take a train from St Albans to Ilford via Farringdon, Farringdon Underground Station, Liverpool Street Underground Station, and London Liverpool Street in around 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Ilford via Potters Bar Railway Station and Chingford Station in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, City Thameslink to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Chingford Station to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Potters Bar Railway Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Arriva London North
Phone
020 8271 0101
Website
arrivalondon.com
Bus from Potters Bar Railway Station to Chingford Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arrivalondon.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Ilford
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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