There are 4 ways to get from Romford to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Romford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge

£28 - £43

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Line 86 bus, bus  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the line 86 bus from Romford, Mawney Road to Stratford Bus Station 86 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Stratford also for Westfield to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

£6 - £8

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Romford Station to City of London, City Thameslink Stn Ludgate Circus N15
  2. Take the train from City Thameslink to Cambridge

£28 - £36

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Cambridge 53 miles

£9 - £13

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Cambridge is to line 86 bus and bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 4h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Cambridge is to drive which costs £9 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Romford, Mawney Road and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via London Stratford also for Westfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Cambridge via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Romford and Cambridge is 43 miles. The road distance is 53 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Romford to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Romford to Cambridge bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Romford, Mawney Road station.

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Romford to Cambridge train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Cambridge is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £27 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 86 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 4h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a train from Romford to Cambridge via London Liverpool Street in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Cambridge via Stratford Bus Station and London Stratford also for Westfield in around 4h 3m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Romford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford Station to City of London, City Thameslink Stn Ludgate Circus
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Romford, Mawney Road to Stratford Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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 London Stratford also for Westfield to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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Romford to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Cambridge is 53 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Romford to Cambridge.

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