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There are 6 ways to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 1 bus, bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road to Rayleigh, Railway Station 1
  2. Take the bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station X30

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Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Chelmsford

$24 - $35

4 alternative options

Line 22 bus, line 100 bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 22
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...

Line 27 bus, line 3 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Hadleigh, Church 21B / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, station 3

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Chelmsford 15.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Chelmsford 15.7 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canvey Island to Chelmsford station. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road and arriving at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station via Rayleigh, Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Chelmsford is 16 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford without a car is to line 1 bus and bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford, including transfers.

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Canvey Island to Chelmsford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road station.

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The best way to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford is to line 1 bus and bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Canvey Island to Chelmsford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canvey Island to Chelmsford is 16 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Canvey Island to Chelmsford.

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Map of how to get from Canvey Island to Chelmsford.
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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from South Benfleet to Chelmsford via Rayleigh, Railway Station in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from South Benfleet to Chelmsford via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 1 h 17 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 South Benfleet, Kenneth Road to Rayleigh, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rayleigh, Railway Station to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Hadleigh, Church
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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