C2C Rail

Grays Station


High Street,Grays,Essex

Opening Hours:
Mon To Fri: 05:20-22:00
Sat: 07:15-22:10
Sun: 07:15-22:00

A mecca for people commuting to London, Grays station is one of our most popular stations with fast and reliable services connecting you to the capital.

You may be more familiar with Grays station than you think as Grays has been the filming locations for films such as Four Weddings and a Funeral and Who Framed Roger Rabbit! Check out our list of unusual Grays trivia in our 50 Shades of Grays article, the perfect accompaniment to your journey from Grays, on c2c’s free Wi-Fi.

With off-peak return fares from Grays to London from under £10 and journey time of 35 minutes, it’s far from gloomy at Grays. Book in advance for the best train offers and find out more about season passes to make the most of your journey.


Grays station ticket office is open 05:10-22:00 Monday to Friday and 07:15-22:00 Saturday and Sunday. Self-service ticket machines are available to purchase and collect pre-paid tickets. Oyster machines are also available to continue your journey around London with ease.

Travelling by Car?

If you are driving to Grays station, why not take advantage of Grays Service car garage located in the station car-park. Get your motor seen to while you are enjoying a day out in London or Essex and pick up your spruced up wheels when you return. 

Cycling to Grays Station?

Go eco to Grays Station and lock up your bike in one of 78 cycle racks available at the entrance to station car park and on Crown Road near to bus stops to keep your bike safe.

Students save with c2c

C2c are offering students a 1/3 off on their rail fare to help you get to college. This includes travel to Southend Central, Basildon and Grays from any other c2c station on all weekly, monthly or annual season tickets. Grays station is ideally located for South Essex College’s Thurrock campus. All you need to do it sign up for a free Student Smartcard to receive 1/3 off your train fare. Follow c2c on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and travel times on your journey.

Assistance and Access

Grays station is committed to meeting all our users’ needs, so customers can travel happy.If you require staff assistance at the station please call 0800 028 28 78. Assistance is available 24 hours a day.There are no lifts at the station, however step free access is available from Station Approach to platform 1 and Crown Road to platforms 2 and 3. Accessible ticket machines and an induction loop are available for the hard of hearing and impaired mobility set down is available outside either entrance on Station Approach or Crown Road. National key toilets are on Platform 1.

Attractions in Grays

Grays is the largest town in the borough of Thurrock. Culture vultures and history buffs will enjoy the Thameside Theatre and the Thurrock History Museum. For fun for all the family head to Grays Beach Riverside, the beach has a playground that includes a pirate ship and a bouncy castle. 

Drinks and Dining

Lakeside Shopping Centre has an array of restaurant offering dishes of deliciousness from around the world. If you are looking for a country pub check out The Wharf Hotel or The White Heart Inn.


Grays Shopping Centre is just steps away from the station and has whole host of independent and high street chain stores. Close by is Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is the seventh largest shopping centre in the UK. Make the most of the shops with our Guide to intu Lakeside.  There are also a number of shops on the high street near the station.


The Fat Surfer is a music venue that showcases live bands and DJs. The Thameside Theatre puts on plays and pantos.



Live Departure Board

The departure board will be refreshed automatically every 2 minutes

Additional Information

Passenger Services

Services Information
Staffing Level Part-time
Unavailable Left Luggage
Available Lost Property
Mon To Fri: 08:00 - 20:00
Sat-Sun: 09:00 - 16:00
Available CCTV


Services Information
Available Ticket Machines
Available Ticket Office
Mon To Fri 05:20 - 22:00
Sat 07:15 - 22:10
Sun 07:15 - 22:00
Available Collection of Pre Purchased Tickets
Unavailable Oyster Pre Paid
Unavailable Oyster Top Up
Unavailable Travelcard Area


Services Information
Available Seated Area
Unavailable Waiting Rooms
Unavailable Trolleys
Available Refreshment Facilities
Available Toilets

Platform 1

Available Baby Changing
Available Pay Phones Cards and Coins
Available Post Box
Unavailable Tourist Information Office
Available Shops
Available Wifi
Unavailable Web Kiosk
Unavailable ATM Machine


Services Information
Available Helpline 03457 44 44 22
Mon To Sun : 00:00 - 00:00
Mon To Sun : 00:00 - 00:00
Available Customer Help Points
Unavailable Staff Help
Unavailable Accessible Ticket Machines
Unavailable Accessible Ticket Office Counter
Available Induction Loop
Available Ramp for train access
Unavailable Accessible public telephones
Available National key toilets

Platform 1

Available Step free access coverage All station

There are no lifts at the station, but step free access is available from Station Approach to platform 1 and Crown Road to platforms 2/3 

Available Impaired mobility set down

Outside either entrance on Station Approach or Crown Road

Available Disabled parking
Unavailable Accessible taxis
Unavailable Wheelchairs