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

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Train  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the train from Romford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Rochester

$23 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 370 bus, train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 370
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 370 bus, bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 370
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Rochester Community Hub 700 - Sapphire

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Rochester 29.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Romford to Rochester 29.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Rochester is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Rochester is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Rochester Community Hub via Lakeside, Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Romford and Rochester is 19 miles. The road distance is 29.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Rochester without a car is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £17 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1h 6m to get from Romford to Rochester, including transfers.

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Romford to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Romford Station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Rochester is to train which takes 1h 6m and costs £17 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 370 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2h 54m.

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Romford to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester Community Hub station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Rochester is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Romford to Rochester.

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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 6m

What companies run services between Romford, England and Rochester, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Romford to Rochester via Stratford (London), Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, and Stratford International in around 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Rochester via Lakeside, Bus Station and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Rochester
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.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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