There are 5 ways to get from Grays to Dartford 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  •  16 min

  1. 480|Sapphire

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. 10.6 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. 10.6 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  4 h

  1. 12.5 miles

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

Southeastern operates a train from Grays to Dartford 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 Grays to Dartford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanscombe to Dartford
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 Swanscombe, George and Dragon to Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Grays to Dartford
Ave. Duration
14 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

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Grays to Dartford is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Swanscombe, George and Dragon and arriving at Dartford, Home Gardens (The Orchard Theatre). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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