Avanti West Coast
London North Eastern Railway

Prices from hundreds of train and coach companies

Go contactless with digital tickets on your phone

Travel to thousands of destinations in 45 countries

Rainham station is in the London Borough of Havering, in Zone 6. The station dates back to 1854 and is only 12 miles from London city centre, with trains heading west to Fenchurch Street and east to Shoeburyness in Essex - both journeys take approximately half an hour. The station is referred to as Rainham (Essex) to avoid confusion with Rainham in Kent. Located on Ferry Lane, the track is surrounded by industrial works and Rainham Creek, the local industrial river. A leafy commuter town on the edge of east London, Rainham is a mostly residential area and has been since it became part of Greater London in 1965. Originally a small village, today the town is undergoing significant regeneration due to the involvement of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation. The town centre is largely commercial with a retail area along Upminster Road South and Broadway, a short walk from the station.

Station details & facilities

Rainham's main entrance is off Ferry Lane, and has a small, staffed ticket hall with a ticket machine outside. This entrance leads onto platform 1 (towards Grays and Pitsea), where you'll find the station toilets. A footbridge connects to platform 2 (towards London), and there's also direct street-level access from Ferry Lane - look for an alley just past the level crossing. There is a bike rack just outside the main entrance, and a small additional one on platform 1.

Departures and arrivals from Rainham (Essex)

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Rainham (Essex) station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Graysc2c16:20On time
to Graysc2c16:23On time
to Graysc2c16:50On time
to Graysc2c16:53On time
to Graysc2c17:20On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Upminsterc2c16:20On time
from Upminsterc2c16:23On time
from Upminsterc2c16:50On time
from Upminsterc2c16:53On time
from Upminsterc2c17:20On time
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in the UK. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

Europe’s leading train and coach app

We help customers across Europe make more than 172,000 smarter journeys every day.