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

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Romford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Waltham Cross

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Line 66 bus, line 167 bus, bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Romford Station to Gants Hill, Clarence Avenue Gants Hill 66
  2. Take the line 167 bus from Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd to Loughton, Roding Road 167
  3. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 66 / ...

$11 - $14

Line 128 bus, line 167 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 128 bus from Romford, Western Road to Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd 296 / ...
  2. Take the line 167 bus from Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd to Loughton, Roding Road 167
  3. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 66 / ...

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Romford to Waltham Abbey 19.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Romford to Waltham Abbey 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford station 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 40 min.

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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 5 min.

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The distance between Romford and Waltham Abbey is 11 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey, including transfers.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Romford Station.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 66 bus and line 167 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders station.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Waltham Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Waltham Abbey via Gants Hill, Clarence Avenue Gants Hill, Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd, Loughton, Roding Road, and Loughton Station in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $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 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
Stagecoach London
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Swallow Buses
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
Bus from Loughton, Roding Road to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Waltham Abbey
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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