There are 3 ways to get from Rayleigh to Southampton by train, bus, subway or car

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rayleigh to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$43 - $64

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Line 25 bus, train, Tube  •  5 h 22 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 train from Basildon to West Ham
  3. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
  4. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$77 - $118

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Rayleigh to Southampton 126.7 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Rayleigh to Southampton is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rayleigh to Southampton is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Rayleigh and Southampton is 99 miles. The road distance is 126.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Rayleigh to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Rayleigh to Southampton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rayleigh to Southampton is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Rayleigh to Southampton.

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Map of how to get from Rayleigh to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Rayleigh to Southampton via Stratford (London), Stratford Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Basildon to West Ham
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
First in Essex
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

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