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There are 5 ways to get from Watford Junction to Ilford by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  59 min

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

$11 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 142 bus, line 221 bus, line 123 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford Junction station to Edgware 142
  2. Take the line 221 bus from Edgware to Turnpike Lane 221
  3. Take the line 123 bus from Turnpike Lane Bus Station to Ilford, Chapel Road 123

$6

3 alternative options

Line 142 bus, subway  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford Junction station to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the subway from Stanmore station to Stratford station Jubilee

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford Junction to Ilford 27.4 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Ilford 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Watford Junction to Ilford is to line 142 bus and line 221 bus and line 123 bus which costs £5 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford Junction station to Ilford. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction station and arriving at Ilford, Chapel Road via Edgware and Turnpike Lane Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Watford Junction and Ilford is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Ilford without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs £8 - £26.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Watford Junction to Ilford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Ilford is to train which takes 59 min and costs £8 - £26. Alternatively, you can line 142 bus and line 221 bus and line 123 bus, which costs £5 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Watford Junction to Ilford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ilford, Chapel Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to Ilford is 27 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Watford Junction to Ilford.

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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to Ilford.
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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a train from Watford Junction to Ilford via London Euston, Euston station, Moorgate station, and London Liverpool Street in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford Junction to Ilford via Edgware, Turnpike Lane, and Turnpike Lane Bus Station in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
15 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 Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
46 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
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)
Bus operators
London Sovereign
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Watford Junction station to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
Bus from Watford Junction station to Edgware
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
ratpdevlondon.com
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Edgware to Turnpike Lane
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Turnpike Lane Bus Station to Ilford, Chapel Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Watford Junction 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
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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