Duration 1h 35m
Distance 25 miles
Average price £24
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Dartford and Rayleigh takes 1h 35m and the fastest train takes 1h 19m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Dartford to Rayleigh. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Dartford
  2. Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
  3. Stratford (London)
  4. Rayleigh
1h 30m
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£18 - £39

Dartford to Rayleigh train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Dartford and Rayleigh. The earliest departure is at 19:11 in the evening, and the last departure from Dartford is at 23:41 which arrives into Rayleigh at 08:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 1h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dartford to Rayleigh. However, there are services departing from Dartford and arriving at Rayleigh via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Dartford and Rayleigh is 19 miles. The road distance is 25 miles.

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Dartford to Rayleigh train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Dartford station.

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Dartford to Rayleigh train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Rayleigh station.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Rayleigh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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