There are 5 ways to get from Chatham to Basildon 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 19 min

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

$29 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 42 min

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

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$15 - $24

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Basildon 31.6 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Basildon 31.6 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Basildon via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Basildon via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) in around 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Chatham to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Chatham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
25 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
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Chatham to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chatham Railway Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chatham to Basildon?

The distance between Chatham and Basildon is 22 km. The road distance is 51 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chatham to Basildon?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Chatham to Basildon?

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

Is there a direct train between Chatham and Basildon?

No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Basildon via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Chatham and Basildon?

No, there is no direct bus from Chatham to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Chatham Railway Station and arriving at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Chatham to Basildon?

It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Chatham to Basildon, including transfers.