Luton to Ilford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 15m
  • Distance
    47 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Luton to Ilford by train

Fast trains from Luton to Ilford take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 47 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Luton and Ilford.

1. Are there direct trains from Luton to Ilford?

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

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Luton 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 38 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Luton to Ilford?

The Luton to Ilford train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Luton to Ilford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ilford is usually scheduled to depart Luton around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Luton around 06:04, and the last at 22:04.

When to book Luton 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 Luton to Ilford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Luton and Ilford?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • TfL Rail
  • Thameslink
  • UK Rail Connections

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.