There are 4 ways to get from Romford to Abbey Wood by train, bus, car, car ferry or foot

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr

$12 - $20

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Drive, Woolwich Ferry  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Romford to North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier
  2. Take the Woolwich Ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Line 5 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Romford, Western Road to Canning Town 5

$9 - $10

Walk  •  4 h

  1. Walk from Romford to Abbey Wood 12.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Abbey Wood is to line 5 bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Abbey Wood is to drive and Woolwich Ferry which costs £6 - £9 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Abbey Wood. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Abbey Wood (London) via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Romford and Abbey Wood is 7 miles.

The best way to get from Romford to Abbey Wood without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Romford to Abbey Wood, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Romford to Abbey Wood is to train which takes 42 min and costs £9 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 5 bus, which costs £6 - £8 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Romford to Abbey Wood train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station.

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There are 7834+ hotels available in Abbey Wood. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Abbey Wood.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Romford, England and Abbey Wood, Greater London, England?

You can take a train from Romford to Abbey Wood via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 42 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Romford to Abbey Wood every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Car ferry from North Woolwich, Woolwich Ferry North Pier to Woolwich Ferry South Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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