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

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford International to Rochester

$22 - $33

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Line 370 bus, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub 700|Sapphire

$16 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 370 bus, train  •  2 h 21 min

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

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Rochester 29.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  35 min

  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 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Rochester is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 35 min.

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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 (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Rochester. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Rochester via Stratford DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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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 1 h 6 min and costs £16 - £25.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min 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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Romford to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Stratford International station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Rochester is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 370 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Rochester.
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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

Southeastern operates a train from Romford to Rochester hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Rochester via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rochester
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rochester
Ave. Duration
23 min
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 (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Rochester Community Hub
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Rochester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Romford to Rochester bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Rochester Community Hub station.

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Romford to Rochester train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rochester station.

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

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