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  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Benfleet

$38 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge 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

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 56 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

$24 - $66

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to South Benfleet 60.7 miles

$13 - $19

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

You can take a train from Cambridge to South Benfleet via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, West Ham Underground Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 58 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 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cambridge to Canvey Island?

The distance between Cambridge and Canvey Island is 82 km. The road distance is 97 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island?

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island?

The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island is to drive which takes 1 h 8 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct bus between Cambridge and Canvey Island?

No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Cambridge 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.

How long does it take to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island?

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Cambridge to Canvey Island, including transfers.