Duration 3h 2m
Distance 113.6 miles
Average price £66
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Portsmouth and Canvey Island takes 3h 2m and the fastest train takes 2h 33m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Portsmouth 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. Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. West Ham
  3. South Benfleet
2h 31m
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£42 - £77

Portsmouth to Canvey Island train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Portsmouth and South Benfleet. The earliest departure is at 14:53 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Portsmouth is at 22:37 which arrives into South Benfleet at 06:46. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Benfleet via Waterloo station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Canvey Island is 89 miles. The road distance is 113.6 miles.

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Portsmouth to Canvey Island train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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

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There are 425+ hotels available in Canvey Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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