There are 5 ways to get from Canvey Island to Colchester by train, bus, taxi 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 6 min

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

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) 71 / ...

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 3 bus, bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station 3
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn) 71 / ...

$18 - $22

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Colchester 37.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Colchester 37.7 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Colchester is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 40 min.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Colchester is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Canvey Island to Colchester, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canvey Island to Colchester. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St) via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canvey Island to Colchester. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Colchester via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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There are 246+ hotels available in Colchester. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canvey Island to Colchester.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Colchester via London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Colchester via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station, and Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42 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 Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, High Street (Colch High St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station (Chelm Rail Stn) to Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street (Colch Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Hadleigh, Rectory Close to Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Colchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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