There are 4 ways to get from Romford to Tilbury by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Upminster
  2. Take the train from Upminster to Tilbury Town

$8 - $12

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Line 370 bus, line 73 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 370 bus from Romford Station to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 370
  2. Take the line 73 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) 73

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Tilbury 18.9 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Tilbury 18.9 miles

$4 - $6

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station to Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Romford to Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Tilbury Town via Upminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Romford and Tilbury is 11 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Tilbury without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Romford to Tilbury, including transfers.

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

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Romford to Tilbury train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Tilbury is to train which takes 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 370 bus and line 73 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Romford to Tilbury bus services, operated by Ensign Bus, arrive at Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq) station.

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Romford to Tilbury train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Tilbury Town station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Tilbury.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Romford, England and Tilbury, England?

You can take a train from Romford to Tilbury via Upminster in around 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Tilbury via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) in around 1 h 40 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 Tilbury Town
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 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
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Tilbury, Civic Square (Tilbury Civ Sq)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Tilbury
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Tilbury is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Romford to Tilbury.

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