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

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Chelmsford

$8 - $13

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Romford to Chelmsford National Express

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 498 bus, line 351 bus  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 498 bus from Romford Station to Brentwood, High Street 498
  2. Take the line 351 bus from Brentwood, High Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market 351

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Chelmsford 18.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Chelmsford 18.5 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Chelmsford is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Romford and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Romford and arriving at Chelmsford. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Romford and Chelmsford is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Chelmsford without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Romford to Chelmsford takes 18 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Romford to Chelmsford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Romford station.

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

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The best way to get from Romford to Chelmsford is to train which takes 18 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 30 min.

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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Romford to Chelmsford every 3 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Romford to Chelmsford once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Romford to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Romford Station to Brentwood, High Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Brentwood, High Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Romford to Chelmsford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chelmsford station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Chelmsford is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Romford to Chelmsford.

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