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

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Line 25 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St) 25

$5 - $7

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Basildon to Southend Central
  2. Take the train from Southend Victoria to Rayleigh

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basildon to Rayleigh 9 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Basildon to Rayleigh 9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Basildon to Rayleigh 8.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Basildon to Rayleigh is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basildon to Rayleigh is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Basildon and Rayleigh is 6 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The line 25 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St) takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) station and arriving at Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basildon to Rayleigh. However, there are services departing from Basildon and arriving at Rayleigh via Southend Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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Basildon to Rayleigh bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Southend-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Basildon to Rayleigh.
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  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Basildon to Rayleigh every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basildon to Rayleigh via Southend Central and Southend Victoria in around 55 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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 Rayleigh, Websters Way (Rayleigh High St)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basildon to Rayleigh
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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