National Express operate direct services between Basildon and Romford Basildon to Romford is a distance of 11 miles (18 kilometres). National Express operate 1 direct buses per day. The fastest journey each day takes 0hrs 30mins. See our route guide and coach timetables below for more details. Doing a search on Coachfairer is the best way to find the fastest journeys by all operators and the cheapest prices!