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Duration 2h 22m
Distance 60.7 miles
Average price £45
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Cambridge and Canvey Island takes 2h 22m and the fastest train takes 1h 54m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Cambridge to Canvey Island. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cambridge
  2. West Ham
  3. South Benfleet
1h 59m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£30 - £49

Cambridge to Canvey Island train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Cambridge and South Benfleet. The service departs Cambridge at 22:44 at night, which arrives into South Benfleet at 01:17. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Benfleet via King's Cross St. Pancras station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Canvey Island is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.7 miles.

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Cambridge to Canvey Island train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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Cambridge to Canvey Island train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Benfleet station.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Canvey Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from Cambridge to South Benfleet via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, West Ham station, and West Ham in around 1h 59m.
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