Getting to Rochford

Rochford is easily accessible by train, bus, car…and even by plane!

Rochford is in Essex in the East of England. It is just over 40 miles from Central London and approximately 18 miles from Chelmsford, the County Town of Essex.

Parking More info
The main car park is in Back Lane. There is also short-term parking in the Market Square and in surrounding streets.
Train More info

Rochford station is on the Abellio Greater Anglia line between London Liverpool Street and Southend Victoria. The journey time from London to Rochford is approximately 50 minutes.

The C2C line from Fenchurch Street goes to Southend Central, which is about 5 miles from Rochford.

For more information and train times visit:

Abellio Greater Anglia (from London Liverpool Street or Southend Victoria to Rochford)

03456 007245 | www.abelliogreateranglia.co.uk

C2C (from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central)

08457 678765 | www.c2c-online.co.uk

Bus More info

There is a good bus network operating around Rochford. For all bus information and timetables visit www.arrivabus.co.uk or www.firstgroup.com

There are a number of taxi firms in and around Rochford. Here are a few of them.

Rochford Taxis - 01702 531222

Alpine Hockley Taxis - 01702 531531

Andrews Taxis - 01702 200200 or 01702 548000

Southend Radio Cars - 01702 345678

Car More info

If coming from a distance, there are two major roads which link Rochford to the M25: the A127 and A13. From the north, Rochford is accessible from the M25 Junction 29 for the A127. From the south, Rochford can be reached via the M25 (Junction 30) onto the A13, which then leads onto the A127. 

If travelling from north Essex, take the A130 from Chelmsford to join the A127.

Travelling from the west, follow the A127 past the Tesco superstore then turn left at the next major traffic lights onto Rochford Road. At the end of the road, take the third exit at the Southend Airport roundabout onto Southend Road. Take the first exit (straight on) at the Anne Boleyn mini roundabout then turn right at the next mini roundabout into South Street. Take the first left to reach the Back Lane car park.

If travelling from Southend, turn onto the A1159 (Manners Way) at the A127 roundabout by Priory Park. At the end of the road, take the fourth exit at the Southend Airport roundabout onto Southend Road. Take the first exit (straight on) at the Anne Boleyn mini roundabout then turn right at the next mini roundabout into South Street. Take the first left to reach the Back Lane car park.

Plane More info

Southend Airport is situated within 2 miles of Rochford town centre. There is a train station at the airport (one stop from Rochford station) or taxis are available. Rochford is also within about an hours drive of 3 major London airports.

London Stansted - approx. 40 miles by road and a good X30 bus service.

London City Airport - approx. 40 miles by road and a good train connection.

London Gatwick Airport - approx. 60 miles by road or travel by train.

London Heathrow Airport - approx. 78 miles by road or travel by train.