There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Romford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Romford

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford to London Romford National Express

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 351 bus, line 498 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Brentwood, High Street (Argos) 351
  2. Take the line 498 bus from Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) to Romford, Western Road 498

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Romford 18.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Romford 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Romford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Romford is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Romford is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The train from Chelmsford to Romford takes 18 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chelmsford and arriving at London Romford. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Romford. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Chelmsford to Romford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chelmsford to Romford once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Brentwood, High Street (Argos)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) to Romford, Western Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Romford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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

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