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

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Southend Victoria

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Romford Station to Upminster Station Forecourt 370 / ...
  2. Take the train from Upminster to Southend Central

$11 - $19

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Chelmsford
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre X30

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Southend-on-Sea 26.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Southend-on-Sea 26.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Romford to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romford to Southend-on-Sea is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Romford and arriving at Southend Victoria. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Romford and Southend-on-Sea is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Southend-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The train from Romford to Southend Victoria takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Romford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Romford station.

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Romford to Southend-on-Sea train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Southend Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Southend-on-Sea is 27 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Romford to Southend-on-Sea.

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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Romford to Southend-on-Sea hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 46 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Romford to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Romford to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Upminster to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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 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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Upminster Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Southend-on-Sea, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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