Prices from
£40.55
EACH WAY*
From Ilford
To Syston
No booking fees!

*Based on a return fare.

Travelling from Ilford to Syston by train

If you are looking to travel from Ilford to Syston by train, then we can provide you with all the information you need.

The time of the journey by train from Ilford to Syston is 2 hours 21 minutes on average, but the fastest train services take around 2 hours 7 minutes.

Trains to Syston from Ilford run up to 1 times per hour. The first train from Ilford to Syston in a morning is 06:13 and the last train time is 20:43.

Ilford to Syston by train: key facts at a glance

Average train time: 2h 21m
Fastest journey time: 2h 7m
First train: 06:13
Last train: 20:43
Origin station Ilford station
Destination station Syston station

How to get cheap train tickets from Ilford to Syston

For cheaper rail tickets and a choice of quieter trains, avoid commuter rush hours. Our Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak train tickets are great value and you can buy them just before you board. Our app is the best way to buy last minute train tickets, and most of our tickets can be sent to your mobile too.

Tickets are even cheaper if you buy in advance. Plan your journey online and we’ll show you the cheapest train tickets for your chosen travel times.

If you’re a frequent rail traveller, you could get up to a third off every train journey with a National Railcard. Check out our Railcards page for all the options. A Season ticket can save you money if you’re travelling on the same train route from Ilford to Syston at least three or four days a week. A Flexi Season rail ticket could help you save money if you’re travelling eight days in 28 days – you can travel any time between two stations, offering flexibility and savings when working fewer days in the office.

If you’re travelling as a group from Ilford to Syston, you can secure cheap rail tickets by booking one of our group tickets. We have a range of options to suit a variety of group sizes. For more detailed information please visit our group train tickets page.

If you’re catching the train from Ilford to Syston as a family, you can save money on the cost of your train fare by purchasing a Family and Friends Railcard. For more detailed information about how you could benefit from a third off for up to four adults along with 60% off for up to four kids, please visit our Family and Friends Railcard page.

For more ways on how you can save money on UK train travel, head over to our cheap train tickets guide.

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Ilford to Syston train cost and ticketing options

There are a number of different ticketing options for travelling by train between Ilford to Syston.

Advance tickets

Save money when booking up to 12 weeks in advance. Advance tickets are ideal if you know the specific time and date you would like to travel on. The price of an advance ticket will vary depending on the time of the train you book and how far in advance you buy your ticket. Advance tickets are available on our website, mobile app and from ticket offices. Find out more about Advance tickets.

Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets

Save money by travelling at certain times of the day. Off Peak and Super Off Peak train tickets are available on certain routes at specific times of the week, with Off Peak trains usually being much quieter. Super Off Peak and Off Peak rail tickets are available from ticket offices, on our websiteand mobile app. Exact peak hours do vary but you can find out if your trip from Ilford to Syston is eligible for this ticket type via our website. Find out more about Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets.

Anytime tickets

Anytime train tickets offer you flexibility and convenience to travel at any time including Peak times. You can purchase Anytime tickets on our website, mobile app and from our ticket offices. Find out more about Anytime tickets.

What train ticket type is right for me?

When you’re travelling and where you are travelling from has an impact on what type of train ticket is best for you. If you’re a more frequent rail traveller, a season ticket will offer the most freedom and value. If you don’t travel by train very often, our online journey planner [TW1] will provide multiple options so you can choose the cheapest or best option for you.

Whichever ticket type you choose for your train journey from Ilford to Syston, you’re in safe hands with East Midlands Railway.

Journey information from Ilford to Syston

How much is a train ticket from Ilford to Syston?

Take the train from Ilford to Syston from just £40.55 one-way based on a return fare.  Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train ticket prices to Syston for your chosen travel times.

What is the fastest train between Ilford and Syston?

The fastest train between Ilford and Syston is 2 hours 7 minutes. Use our journey planner tool to find the rail quickest journeys.

How long does it take to travel from Ilford to Syston by train?

The average journey time by train from Ilford to Syston takes 2 hours 21 minutes. Journey times may be slightly longer at weekends and on Bank Holidays. Check journey times on your travel dates with our online journey planner or download a train timetable .

How many trains a day are there from Ilford to Syston?

There are up to 18 trains per day from Ilford to Syston.

Are there any direct trains from Ilford to Syston?

No, it’s not possible to get a direct train between Ilford and Syston. Find the fastest route with our online journey planner.

What time is the first train from Ilford to Syston?

The first train leaves at 06:13 from Ilford to Syston. Buy your train tickets in advance online or from our app and avoid rushing on the day. Please note that train times and services may vary during weekends and Bank Holidays.

What time is the last train from Ilford to Syston?

The last train from Ilford to Syston leaves at 20:43.

When should you book your train tickets from Ilford to Syston?

Booking your rail tickets from Ilford to Syston in advance is recommended if you are looking to secure the best price. You can book advance train tickets from up to 12 weeks ahead of your journey.

Can I book assistance for my train journey from Ilford to Syston?

Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Ilford and Syston. We recommend booking at least 12 hours before you travel. You can book assistance online or by calling our Passenger Assist team on 08000 11 33 23.

Ilford

  • Ticket office
  • Prepurchase collection
  • Ticket machine
  • Toilets

Syston

  • Prepurchase collection
  • Car park
  • Ticket machine