Directions from Romford to Southend-on-Sea

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Recommended option

Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Southend Victoria

$14 - $20

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Romford to Southend-on-Sea National Express

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Romford, Western Road to Upminster Station 648 / ...
  2. Take the train from Upminster to Southend Central

$11 - $19

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

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 $14 - $20 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Romford to Southend-on-Sea once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Upminster to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Upminster Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 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 Upminster Station Forecourt
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Romford and Southend-on-Sea is 37 km. The road distance is 42 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Romford and arriving at Southend-on-Sea. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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