There are 5 ways to get from Dartford to Grays by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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  •  9 min

$4 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 min

  1. 480|Sapphire / ...

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  4 h

  1. 12.5 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Dartford to Grays hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 9 min. Thameslink also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Arriva Kent Thameside operates a bus from Dartford to Grays every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Dartford to Swanscombe
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva Kent Thameside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) to Swanscombe, George and Dragon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Dartford to Grays
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dartford and Grays is 8 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dartford to Grays is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Dartford to Grays is to train which takes 9 min and costs £3 - £7.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dartford and arriving at Swanscombe. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre) and arriving at Swanscombe, George and Dragon. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

The train from Dartford to Swanscombe takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.