There are 6 ways to get from Rayleigh to Basildon by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train, bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Wickford
  2. Take the bus from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Broadway) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10 / ...

$7 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon, Honeypot Lane (Bas UR Church) 25 / ...

$6

4 alternative options

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Southend Victoria
  2. Take the train from Southend Central to Basildon

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rayleigh to Basildon 9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Basildon 9 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Rayleigh to Basildon 8.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Basildon is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Basildon is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) and arriving at Basildon, Honeypot Lane (Bas UR Church). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rayleigh to Basildon. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Basildon via Southend Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Basildon is 6 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Basildon without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £7.

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It takes approximately 34 min to get from Rayleigh to Basildon, including transfers.

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Rayleigh to Basildon bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) station.

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Rayleigh to Basildon train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Rayleigh station.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Basildon is to line 25 bus which takes 46 min and costs £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Basildon.
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  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

First in Essex operates a bus from Rayleigh to Basildon every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rayleigh to Basildon via Southend Victoria and Southend Central in around 55 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Wickford
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Southend Victoria
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Southend Central to Basildon
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Broadway) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon, Honeypot Lane (Bas UR Church)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Wickford, The Swans (Wickford Broadway) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rayleigh to Basildon
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
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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Rayleigh to Basildon bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon, Honeypot Lane (Bas UR Church) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to Basildon is 9 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Rayleigh to Basildon.

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