Transfer from Romford (RM1 – RM7) to Gatwick Airport
The first recording of the name Romford dates from 1177. At the time, the locality was known as Romfort, an Old English name meaning “the spacious or wide ford”. River Rom has taken its name from the town’s label. In other areas, the river is also called Beam. The road from Colchester to London was home to that ford. Also, the road used to be crossed by the river.
Romford was developed and established in the Middle Ages. A couple of years after, the locality was already known for the Romford Market, founded in 1247. In the past, Romford was also famous for its numerous mills that grinded corn. The leather industry came to the area in the 15th century and it survived until the 19th century. Other major industries linked to the region were brewing, cloth making, metal working, charcoal burning and weaving.
The town’s development was also strongly related to the communications. By the 18th century, Romford was an important coaching town on the route from Essex to Middlesex.
Transfer from Romford (RM1 – RM7) to Gatwick Airport by Rail:
So as to get transfer from Romford to Gatwick Airport by rail, you need to take the National Rail Service to Stratford Station. This journey will last almost 10 minutes. From Stratford Station, you can take the tube to London Bridge and from there you will take the train to Gatwick Airport. Other transport options include taking a taxi transfer from London Bridge, Stratford Station or Romford to Gatwick Airport.
Transfer from Romford (RM1 – RM7) to Gatwick Airport by Car:
In order to get from Romford to Gatwick Airport by car, you have to take the M25 motorway. The distance between Romford and Gatwick Airport is 48.8 miles.
Transfer from Romford (RM1 – RM7) to Gatwick Airport by Taxi:
A Taxi Transfer from Romford to Gatwick Airport with 247 Airport Transfer will take approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. The transfer from Romford to Gatwick Airport will cost almost 61 GBP for a saloon car.
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