National Express operate direct services between Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre and Romford Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre to Romford is a distance of 22 miles (36 kilometres). National Express operate 1 direct buses per day. The fastest journey each day takes 1hrs 20mins. 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!