There are 5 ways to get from Basildon to Dartford 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  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Barking
  2. Take the train from Barking to Purfleet

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Marlow Avenue 11

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, line 44 bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 44 bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station) 44 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Dartford 18.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Dartford 18.8 miles

$4 - $6

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

You can take a train from Basildon to Dartford via Barking in around 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Dartford via Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) in around 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Barking
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Barking to Purfleet
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
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 Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Grays, Bus Station (Grays Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Purfleet, Marlow Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Dartford
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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 Dartford is 22 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Dartford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Basildon to Dartford is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £65 - £80.

No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Dartford. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Purfleet via Barking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 48 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and arriving at Purfleet, Marlow Avenue. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 48 min to get from Basildon to Dartford, including transfers.