Romford Raphael Park by a lake with trees each side.

Trains to Romford Station

Romford Station is a mainline train station serving the town of Romford in the London Borough of Havering in East London. Romford Station is located in the town centre of Romford on South Street. Romford Station operates on the London Overground and the new Elizabeth Line and is in Zone 6. The Elizabeth Line runs over 60 miles from Reading and Heathrow to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east; the Elizabeth Line was opened on 24th May 2022.

Many attractions are worth visiting near Romford Station, including Brookside Theatre, Bedfords Park, and Havering Museum. Romford Station is also ideally situated if you want to see the City of London as it is on the Elizabeth Line.

Romford Station is the 41st busiest station in Great Britain, with 11.6 million passengers passing through the station in 2022/23 and 579,000 interchanges.

From Bristol Parkway Station, you can travel to nearby cities and towns, with regular services operated by Transport for London and National Rail. Trains on the Elizabeth Line run to London Paddington, while trains on the Great Eastern Main Line run to Colchester, Norwich, and Ipswich, among other destinations.

Station Area Map

Romford Station is located on South Street in the town centre of Romford in Greater London. Romford Station is the only station in the town of Romford, but Stratford Station is situated nearby and reachable in just 8 minutes on trains run by Greater Anglia or in twenty minutes on the Elizabeth Line.

Romford Station is managed by the Elizabeth Line and is owned by National Rail. Romford Station has five platforms.

Local and regional train services operate from Romford Station, with destinations including London Paddington on the Elizabeth Line and Colchester, Southend Victoria, and London Liverpool Street on trains operated by Greater Anglia. Eight trains an hour run through Romford Station on the Elizabeth Line, while two trains per hour run to London Liverpool Street via Stratford.

Hotels Near Romford Station

Station Details and Facilities


Romford station

South Street


Greater London


General Information

Ticket Office Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri 06:00-20:00
  • Sat 06:15-20:00
  • Sun 07:10-20:10

Station Opening Hours

The station is open whenever trains are running.

Tickets and Travel Information

You can book tickets with Split My Fare. You can receive e-Tickets via email or collect your tickets from the self-service ticket machines at Romford Station.

Ticket Office

Accessible Ticket Machines

There are accessible ticket machines at this station.

Accessible ticket machines are located within the station's ticket hall.

The ticket machines are accessible via the station's main entrance.

There is no step-free access to the ticket machines via the station's side entrance ramp.

Height-adjusted ticket counter

Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station.

Induction Loop

This office has an induction loop.

Penalty Fares

Penalty fares apply for Greater Anglia, London Overground, and Elizabeth line

Station Facilities


No ATM is available at Romford Station.

Waiting Room

An accessible, heated waiting room is located on Platform 4.

The waiting room is open from the first to the last train.

Baby Change

Baby change facilities are not available at Romford Station.

National Key Toilets

An accessible toilet is located on platform four and platform 5. This toilet is operated with a radar key.

Refreshment Facilities

There is a Coffee Kiosk on Platform 4.



Turn Up and Go and pre-booked assistance are in operation at Romford Station.

Ramp For Train Access

A ramp for train access is available at Romford Station.

Staff ramp assistance is always available.

Step Free Access

Accessibility Category A. This station has step-free access to all platforms. For access to Platform 1&2, take the Lift to the subway and use accessible ramps to the platform. The ramps leading from the subway to the platforms are fairly steep.

Accessible Seating

Accessible seating is available on platforms 1,2,4 and 5


Wheelchairs are available from the first to the last train.


Public WiFi is available at Romford Station.


Car Park

There is no car park at Romford Station.

Cycle Parking


Platform 5 and Platform 2

All storage covered

Toilets and Baby Care

Male and Female toilets are located inside the waiting room on Platform 4.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Elizabeth line stop at Romford?

The Elizabeth Line stops at Romford, with eight trains per hour running from Shenfield towards Central London, stopping at Romford.

Is Romford station closed tomorrow?

Romford Station is open every day of the year when trains are running.

Does Romford have a tube station?

Romford Station is on the tube network, running on the Elizabeth Line, but no separate tube station exists.