There are 7 ways to get from Romford to Dartford by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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

Line 103 bus, train  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 103 bus from Romford Station to Rainham Station 103
  2. Take the train from Rainham (London) to Purfleet

$7 - $10

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford

$14 - $23

Line 370 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford, Western Road to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370

$15 - $17

Line 5 bus, line 96 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 5 bus from Romford, Western Road to Canning Town 5
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park) 96

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Dartford 18 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Dartford 18 miles

$3 - $6

Walk  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Walk from Romford to Dartford 18.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Romford to Dartford is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Dartford is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Romford, Western Road and arriving at Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Greenhithe, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Dartford via Stratford DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Romford and Dartford is 9 miles. The road distance is 18 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Dartford without a car is to line 103 bus and train which takes 48 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Romford to Dartford, including transfers.

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Romford to Dartford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from Romford, Western Road station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Dartford.
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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

You can take a train from Romford to Dartford via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station, and Woolwich Arsenal in around 58 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Romford to Dartford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Rainham (London) to Purfleet
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Dartford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Rainham Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Canning Town
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Woolwich Arsenal Station to Dartford, Pizza Hut (Prospect Place Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Dartford
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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