Leicester to Ilford by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:45
  • Last train
    20:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 55m

Travelling from Leicester to Ilford by train

The fastest trains from Leicester to Ilford take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 145 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Ilford.

Journeys between Leicester and Ilford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Leicester to Ilford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Ilford is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 04:45 and the last train is around 20:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 06:24, and the last at 21:58.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Leicester to Ilford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Leicester to Ilford by train.

Which trains operate between Leicester and Ilford?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Leicester to Ilford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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