Duration 1h 18m
Distance 36.2 miles
Average price £30
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rochester and Rayleigh takes 1h 18m and the fastest train takes 1h 4m. There is a train service every few hours from Rochester 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. Rochester
  2. Stratford (London)
  3. Rayleigh
1h 26m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£25 - £45

Rochester to Rayleigh train times

Trains run hourly between Rochester and Rayleigh. The earliest departure is at 13:59 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Rochester is at 21:59 which arrives into Rayleigh at 23:26. All services require a transfer at Stratford International and take an average of 1h 18m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Rayleigh. However, there are services departing from Rochester and arriving at Rayleigh via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 26m.

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The distance between Rochester and Rayleigh is 14 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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Rochester to Rayleigh train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Rochester station.

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

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There are 371+ hotels available in Rayleigh. Prices start at £75 per night.

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