There are 5 ways to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Shenfield

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Bus, line 351 bus  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) X30
  2. Take the line 351 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Shenfield, Crescent Drive 351

$12

Line 25 bus, line 9 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 25 / ...
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Brentwood, High Street (Halifax) 9

$13

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rayleigh to Brentwood 15.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Brentwood 15.5 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood is to train which costs £5 - £8 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rayleigh station to Brentwood. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) and arriving at Shenfield, Crescent Drive via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rayleigh and arriving at Shenfield. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Brentwood is 13 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from Rayleigh to Shenfield takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Rayleigh to Brentwood bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn).

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

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood is to train which takes 18 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus and line 351 bus, which costs £9 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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Rayleigh to Brentwood bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Shenfield, Crescent Drive station.

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Rayleigh to Brentwood train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Shenfield station.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Brentwood.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Rayleigh to Brentwood every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rayleigh to Brentwood via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station (Rayleigh Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Shenfield, Crescent Drive
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Brentwood, High Street (Halifax)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rayleigh to Brentwood
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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