There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Benfleet

$35 - $50

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Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$25 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 22 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) 22

$29 - $63

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to South Benfleet 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Canvey Island station. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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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 London Fenchurch Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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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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The best way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island without a car is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Canvey Island bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Canvey Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Cambridge to Canvey Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 51.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Canvey Island, England?

You can take a train from Cambridge to South Benfleet via London Liverpool Street and London Fenchurch Street in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to South Benfleet via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Canvey Island is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Cambridge to Canvey Island.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Canvey Island. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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