There are 6 ways to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 9 min

$9 - $14

5 alternative options

Line 66 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. 66
  2. 66 / ...

$11 - $13

Line 66 bus, line 167 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. 66
  2. 167
  3. 66 / ...

$12

Line 128 bus, line 167 bus, line 66 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. 296 / ...
  2. 167
  3. 66 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

What companies run services between Romford, England and Waltham Abbey, England?

You can take a train from Romford to Waltham Abbey via Stratford (London) in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Waltham Abbey via Leytonstone Station, Leytonstone Underground Station, Loughton Underground Station, and Loughton Station in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Leytonstone Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford Station to Gants Hill, Clarence Avenue Gants Hill
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, Western Road to Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Eos
Phone
08000 355865
Email
info@eoslondon.com
Website
eoslondon.com
Bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eoslondon.com
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Waltham Abbey
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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 Waltham Abbey is 18 km. The road distance is 31 km.

The cheapest way to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs £70 - £85.

No, there is no direct train from Romford to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Romford and arriving at Waltham Cross via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Romford to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Romford Station and arriving at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders via Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd and Loughton Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey, including transfers.