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

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Rainham (Kent)

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station 700 - Sapphire

$1 - $3

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Line 100 bus, train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Rainham 39.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Rainham 39.6 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Rainham is to line 100 bus and bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Rainham is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basildon station to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Rainham, Roberts Road via Lakeside, Bus Station, Bluewater, Bus Station and Waterfront Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Rainham (Kent) via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Rainham is 15 miles. The road distance is 39.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Rainham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Basildon to Rainham, including transfers.

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Basildon to Rainham bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Basildon to Rainham train services, operated by c2c, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from Basildon to Rainham is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Rainham.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Basildon, England and Rainham, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Basildon to Rainham via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basildon to Rainham via Lakeside, Bus Station, Bluewater, Bus Station, and Waterfront Bus Station in around 3 h 38 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
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Lakeside, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Rainham
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Basildon to Rainham bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, arrive at Waterfront Bus Station.

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Basildon to Rainham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Rainham (Kent) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basildon to Rainham is 40 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Basildon to Rainham.

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