There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Chatham

$28 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station 700|Sapphire

$14 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Chatham 31.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Chatham 31.5 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Chatham, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Chatham via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Chatham via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) in around 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Chatham
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Chatham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Chatham
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basildon and Chatham is 22 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Chatham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Basildon to Chatham is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £100 - £130.

No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Chatham via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basildon to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Chatham, Fire Station via Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Basildon to Chatham, including transfers.