There are 6 ways to get from Basildon to Romford by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Upminster
  2. Take the bus from Upminster Station Forecourt to Romford Station 370 / ...

$8 - $15

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Langdon Hills to Romford 12.5 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Upminster
  2. Take the train from Upminster to Romford

$7 - $11

Line 9 bus, line 498 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) 9
  2. Take the line 498 bus from Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) to Romford, Western Road 498

$11

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Romford 14.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Romford 14.5 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Romford is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Romford is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Romford. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Romford, Western Road via Brentwood, High Street (Halifax). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Romford. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Romford via Upminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Romford is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Romford without a car is to train and bus which takes 37 min and costs £6 - £12.

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It takes approximately 37 min to get from Basildon to Romford, including transfers.

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Basildon to Romford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Basildon to Romford train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Romford is to train which takes 44 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 9 bus and line 498 bus, which costs £8 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Romford.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Romford, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Romford via Upminster in around 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Romford via Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Upminster
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Upminster to Romford
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Upminster Station Forecourt to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Upminster Station to Romford, Western Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Brentwood, High Street (Halifax)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) to Romford, Western Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Langdon Hills to Romford
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Basildon to Romford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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