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

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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 14 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

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

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

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Romford without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs .

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

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Chelmsford to Romford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chelmsford station.

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Chelmsford to Romford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Romford is to train which takes 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 min.

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Chelmsford to Romford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Romford station.

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Chelmsford to Romford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Romford station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Romford.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chelmsford to London Romford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Brentwood, High Street (Argos)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
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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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Romford is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Chelmsford to Romford.

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