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There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Stratford station
  3. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Romford

$21 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Romford Station N15

$14 - $27

3 alternative options

Train, subway, line 5 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Victoria station to Barking station
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Barking Station to Romford Station 5 / ...

$23 - $44

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford 51.5 miles

$11 - $16

Towncar  •  56 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Romford 51.5 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Romford Station via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Romford is 33 miles. The road distance is 51.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Romford Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford is 51 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford.
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  • Distance: 32.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Romford, England?

You can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Romford via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross in around 3 h 34 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Stratford station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Victoria station to Barking station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Romford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Barking Station to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Romford Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Romford
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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