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

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Train  •  2h 23m

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

$42 - $64

2 alternative options

Train, line 25 bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way 25

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Rayleigh 127.2 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Rayleigh is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Rayleigh is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 9m.

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The distance between Southampton and Rayleigh is 99 miles. The road distance is 127.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Rayleigh without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Southampton to Rayleigh, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Rayleigh is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Southampton to Rayleigh.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Rayleigh. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rayleigh.
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  • Distance: 99.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Rayleigh via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 2h 23m.

Train operators
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Rayleigh, Websters Way
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com

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