It takes an average of 21m to travel from Chelmsford to Romford by train, over a distance of around 17 miles (27 km). There are normally 25 trains per day travelling from Chelmsford to Romford and tickets for this journey start from £10.80 when you book in advance.
17 miles (27 km)
25 trains per day
Direct trains available
Want to find out more about taking the train from Chelmsford to Romford? Look no further.
You'll usually find 25 trains per day running between Chelmsford and Romford, which usually take 21 minutes to complete the 17 miles (27 km) journey. It can take as little as 18 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Greater Anglia trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Romford.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Chelmsford to Romford start from £10.80 when you book in advance. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard can also help you save.
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The average journey time by train between Chelmsford and Romford is 21 minutes, with around 25 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Chelmsford to Romford is 18 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Chelmsford to Romford can start from as little as £10.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Chelmsford to Romford without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Chelmsford to Romford each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Chelmsford to Romford leaves at 04:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Chelmsford to Romford leaves at 00:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Chelmsford to Romford cover a distance of around 17 miles (27 km) during the journey.
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