There are 4 ways to get from Romford to Colchester 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  •  46 min

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. National Express

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. 44.6 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  48 min

  1. 44.6 miles

$9 - $14

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Romford to Colchester every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Romford to Colchester 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Colchester
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
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 Colchester is 61 km. The road distance is 71 km.

The cheapest way to get from Romford to Colchester is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Romford to Colchester is to train which takes 46 min and costs £13 - £20.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Romford and arriving at Colchester. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Romford and arriving at Colchester. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

The train from Romford to Colchester takes 46 min including transfers and departs every two hours.