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There are 5 ways to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Upminster
  2. Take the train from Upminster to Leigh-on-Sea

$9 - $14

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Train, bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Rayleigh
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive 1 / ...

$15 - $21

Bus, line 28 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Romford Station to Upminster Station Forecourt 370 / ...
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive 28

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea 23.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea 23.2 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Leigh-on-Sea via Upminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Romford and Leigh-on-Sea is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Romford to Leigh-on-Sea train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus and line 28 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Romford to Leigh-on-Sea train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Leigh-on-Sea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Leigh-on-Sea is 23 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Romford, England and Leigh-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea via Upminster in around 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea via Upminster Station Forecourt, Upminster, Basildon, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Upminster
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Upminster to Leigh-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Upminster Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
London Buses
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Leigh-on-Sea, Thames Drive
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Leigh-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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