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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  37 min

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  57 min

  1. 370 / ...

$15 - $24

Line 370 bus, line 22 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. 370
  2. 22

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. 21.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  27 min

  1. 21.9 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Romford, England and Canvey Island, England?

You can take a train from Romford to South Benfleet via Upminster in around 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to South Benfleet via Upminster Station Forecourt, Upminster, Basildon, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Upminster to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Upminster Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Upminster Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Upminster Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Romford and Canvey Island is 28 km. The road distance is 35 km.

The cheapest way to get from Romford to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Romford to Canvey Island is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £75 - £95.

No, there is no direct train from Romford to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Benfleet via Upminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

It takes approximately 37 min to get from Romford to Canvey Island, including transfers.