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

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

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

$27 - $39

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Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus 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 / ...

$18

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Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Gillingham (Kent) 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 / ...

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Basildon 33.2 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Basildon 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham station to Basildon station. However, there are services departing from Waterfront Bus 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 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gillingham to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Gillingham (Kent) and arriving at Basildon via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Gillingham and Basildon is 13 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Basildon without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Gillingham to Basildon, including transfers.

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

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Gillingham to Basildon train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Gillingham (Kent) station.

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The best way to get from Gillingham to Basildon is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Gillingham to Basildon bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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Gillingham to Basildon train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Basildon station.

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Map of how to get from Gillingham to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Gillingham to Basildon via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gillingham to Basildon via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
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
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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Yes, the driving distance between Gillingham to Basildon is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Gillingham to Basildon.

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