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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

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

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

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

$19 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 22 bus  •  2 h 55 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

$23 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to South Benfleet 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 8 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island, including transfers.

More details

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 3 h 11 min.

More details

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 26 min.

More details

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 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to South Benfleet via London Stansted Airport, Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Travelling Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast by boat, bus, car and train, French strikes 2018: What are my alternative transport options? and Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Where to next?