There are 5 ways to get from Gillingham 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 23 min

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

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 45 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 / ...

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 29 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 / ...

$15 - $25

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gillingham to Basildon 33.2 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Gillingham to Basildon 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

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 45 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Train from Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
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 Gillingham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Gillingham to Basildon
Ave. Duration
39 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 Gillingham to Basildon?

The distance between Gillingham and Basildon is 21 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Gillingham to Basildon is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Gillingham to Basildon is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £110 - £140.

Is there a direct train between Gillingham and Basildon?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Gillingham and Basildon?

No, there is no direct bus from Gillingham to Basildon. 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 45 min.

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

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