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

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Chelmsford

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

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 30 min

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

$9 - $12

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 takes 17 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The distance between Romford and Chelmsford is 27 km. The road distance is 30 km.

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The train from Romford to Chelmsford takes 17 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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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 two hours. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Romford to Chelmsford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 17 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
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Romford Station to Brentwood, High Street (Greggs)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Brentwood, High Street (Greggs) to Chelmsford City Centre, Retail Market (Chelm Market)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
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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