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

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street

$15 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 25 bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 25 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street

$9 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X30
  2. Take the bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rayleigh to London 37.1 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to London 37.1 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to London is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to London is to train which costs £11 - £17 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rayleigh station to London. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh, Railway Station and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras via London Stansted Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rayleigh and arriving at London Liverpool Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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The distance between Rayleigh and London is 32 miles. The road distance is 37.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to London without a car is to train which takes 42 min and costs £11 - £17.

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The train from Rayleigh to London Liverpool Street takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Rayleigh to London bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Rayleigh, Railway Station.

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

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to London is to train which takes 42 min and costs £11 - £17. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £10 and takes 2 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to London.
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Greater Anglia operates a train from Rayleigh to London every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $22 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rayleigh to London via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and London Stansted Airport in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from London Stansted Airport to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Rayleigh to London
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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 London bus services, operated by TerraVision UK, arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Rayleigh to London train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at London Liverpool Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to London is 37 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Rayleigh to London.

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