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There are 5 ways to get from Canvey Island to Rayleigh by bus, taxi or foot

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

Line 1 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road to Rayleigh, The Library 1

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 21 bus, bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Thundersley, Hart Road 21B / ...
  2. Take the bus from Thundersley, The Woodmans Arms to Rayleigh, The Library 1 / ...

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Line 27 bus, line 1 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Hadleigh, Bus Depot 21B / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Hadleigh, The Memorial to Rayleigh, The Library 1

$4 - $7

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Rayleigh 4.4 miles

$22 - $26

Walk  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Walk from South Benfleet to Rayleigh 3.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Rayleigh is to line 21 bus and bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Rayleigh is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road and arriving at Rayleigh, The Library. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Canvey Island and Rayleigh is 5 miles.

The best way to get from Canvey Island to Rayleigh without a car is to line 1 bus which takes 14 min and costs £3 - £6.

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The line 1 bus from South Benfleet, Kenneth Road to Rayleigh, The Library takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Canvey Island to Rayleigh bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Rayleigh, The Library station.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Rayleigh. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Canvey Island to Rayleigh.
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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from South Benfleet to Rayleigh every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 14 min.

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, The Library
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Thundersley, The Woodmans Arms to Rayleigh, The Library
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Hadleigh, The Memorial to Rayleigh, The Library
Ave. Duration
19 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 South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Thundersley, Hart Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Hadleigh, Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Thundersley, The Woodmans Arms to Rayleigh, The Library
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Rayleigh
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$22 - $26
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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