There are 6 ways to get from Romford to Chatham by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Chatham

$22 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 370 bus, bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$16 - $18

4 alternative options

Line 370 bus, train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham

$18 - $23

Night bus, bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Romford, Western Road to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London N15
  2. Take the bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Luton, Bank Street 716 / ...

$17

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Chatham 30.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Chatham 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Chatham is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Chatham is to taxi which costs £110 - £130 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to Chatham station. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Chatham via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Romford and Chatham is 20 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Chatham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £16 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Romford to Chatham, including transfers.

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Romford to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Romford Station.

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Romford to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Stratford International station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Chatham is to train which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 370 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Romford to Chatham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Chatham, Fire Station.

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Romford to Chatham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Chatham station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 20.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Romford to Chatham hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Chatham via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Night bus from Romford, Western Road to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Luton, Bank Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Chatham
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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