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 restaurants 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.
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Exit the station via platforms 2/3 and turn left onto Crown Road:
- If travelling towards Rainham/Upminster/London, use bus bay 1
- If travelling towards Tilbury/Southend, use bus bay 8
Yes, located on Crown Road adjacent to exit from platforms 2/3
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
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