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

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  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Rainham (Kent)

$37 - $52

Cheapest option

Line 25 bus, line 100 bus, bus  •  4 h 11 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 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Waterfront Bus Station

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Line 25 bus, line 100 bus, train  •  3 h 44 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 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)

$18 - $25

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rayleigh to Rainham 45.3 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Rainham 45.3 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Rayleigh, England and Rainham, Medway, England?

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Rainham via Stratford (London), Stratford City Bus Station, Stratford New Town, Stratford International, and Stratford International in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rayleigh to Rainham via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), and Waterfront Bus Station in around 4 h 11 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Greenhithe for Bluewater to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rayleigh to Rainham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rayleigh to Rainham?

The distance between Rayleigh and Rainham is 25 km. The road distance is 72 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Rainham?

The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Rainham is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rayleigh to Rainham?

The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Rainham is to taxi which takes 49 min and costs £150 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Rayleigh and Rainham?

No, there is no direct bus from Rayleigh to Rainham. However, there are services departing from Rayleigh, Eastwood Road (Rayleigh High St) and arriving at Rainham, Roberts Road via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and Waterfront Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Rayleigh to Rainham?

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Rayleigh to Rainham, including transfers.