There are 8 ways to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Train, subway, line 20 bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
  5. Take the line 20 bus from Weston-super-Mare, Neva Road to Brean, Flamingo Inn 20

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Train, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brean Sands National Express / ...

£23 - £33

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare

£73 - £137

Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brean Sands 040

£25 - £34

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Brean Sands 204.9 miles

£30 - £50

Fly Southend to Cardiff  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Cardiff (CWL) SEN - CWL

£61 - £275

Fly Southend to Bristol  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bristol (BRS) SEN - BRS

£26 - £215

Train to London City, fly to Bristol  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bristol (BRS) LCY - BRS

£104 - £334

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands is to train and bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rayleigh station to Brean Sands. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh, Railway Station and arriving at Brean Sands via Stansted Airport London and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Brean Sands is 158 miles. The road distance is 204.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands without a car is to train and subway and line 20 bus which takes 5h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands, including transfers.

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Rayleigh to Brean Sands bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Rayleigh, Railway Station.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8h 15m, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £280 and takes 5h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Southend Airport to Cardiff Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Rayleigh to Brean Sands bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Brean Sands station.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Brean Sands.
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  • Distance: 158 miles
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Rayleigh, England and Brean Sands, England?

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Brean Sands via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, Paddington station, London Paddington, Weston-super-Mare, Weston-super-Mare, Neva Road, and Brean, Flamingo Inn in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rayleigh to Brean Sands via Stansted Airport London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Brean Sands in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from London City to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Belfast City, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£230 - £550
Flights from London City to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £400
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Cardiff via Derry, Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £410
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Bergerac
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£22 - £220
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Faro
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£22 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £380
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £19
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
Train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
London Overground
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £14
Train from London Paddington to Weston-super-Mare
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Advanced Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £110
Bus operators
First in Bristol Bath & the West
Phone
+44 345 602 0121
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Weston-super-Mare, Neva Road to Brean, Flamingo Inn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
First in Bristol Bath & the West
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brean Sands
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Book at
National Express
First in Essex
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £15
Website
First in Essex
Airport Bus Express
Phone
0044 (0) 1279681984
Email
info@airportbusexpress.co.uk
Website
airportbusexpress.co.uk
Bus from London Stansted Airport Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10
Website
Airport Bus Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to Brean Sands is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Rayleigh to Brean Sands.

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Air France, Loganair, Flybe and two other airlines offer flights from Southend Airport to Cardiff Airport.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Brean Sands. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Southend Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £3 - £5.

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