• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station 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 Southeastern  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Rainham (Kent)

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Train Thameslink  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Rainham (Kent)

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Rainham, Bloors Lane 715 / ...

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Rainham 40 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Rainham 40 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 52 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham is to taxi which costs £140 - £170 and takes 52 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Embankment and arriving at Rainham, Bloors Lane. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Blackfriars and arriving at Rainham (Kent). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Waterloo Station and Rainham is 33 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £18 - £26.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham, including transfers.

More details

Waterloo Station to Rainham bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Embankment station.

More details

Waterloo Station to Rainham train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London Blackfriars station.

More details

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 14 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Rainham.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Rainham, Medway, England?

Southeastern operates a train from Waterloo Station to Rainham hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Rainham every 4 hours, and the journey takes 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Blackfriars to Rainham (Kent)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Rainham, Bloors Lane
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Rainham
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Waterloo Station to Rainham bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Rainham, Bloors Lane station.

More details

Waterloo Station to Rainham train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Rainham (Kent) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Rainham is 40 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Rainham.

Get driving directions

There are 340+ hotels available in Rainham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

More details