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

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Train  •  1h 16m

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

$11 - $16

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Line 167 bus, bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the line 167 bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road 167
  2. Take the bus from Loughton Station to Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders 66 / ...

Line 66 bus, line 167 bus, bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Romford, The Avenue to Gants Hill, Clarence Avenue Gants Hill 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 / ...

Line 128 bus, line 167 bus, bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the line 128 bus from Romford Station to Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd 128 / ...
  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 / ...

Taxi  •  23m

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

$90 - $110

Drive  •  23m

  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 23m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Romford to Waltham Abbey. However, there are services departing from Romford, The Avenue and arriving at Waltham Abbey, Bemor Builders via Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd and Loughton Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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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 1h 16m.

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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 1h 16m and costs £8 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey, including transfers.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Romford, The Avenue station.

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Romford to Waltham Abbey train services, operated by TfL Rail, depart from Romford station.

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The best way to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can line 167 bus and bus, which costs and takes 1h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Romford to Waltham Abbey.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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 1h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Romford to Waltham Abbey via Ilford, Ilford, High Road Ilford, Loughton, Roding Road, and Loughton Station in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Romford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
8m
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
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach London
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ilford, High Road Ilford to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
Bus from Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd to Loughton, Roding Road
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stagecoach London
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
29m
Frequency
Hourly
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
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
swallowcoach.co.uk
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Romford, The Avenue to Gants Hill, Clarence Avenue Gants Hill
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Romford Station to Gants Hill Station Cranbrook Rd
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Romford to Waltham Abbey
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
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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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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Yes, the driving distance between Romford to Waltham Abbey is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Romford to Waltham Abbey.

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