There are 4 ways to get from Canvey Island to Southend-on-Sea 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  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to Southend Central

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate) 27

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Southend-on-Sea 8.2 miles

$26 - $31

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Southend-on-Sea 8.2 miles

$1 - $3

What companies run services between Canvey Island, England and Southend-on-Sea, England?

c2c operates a train from South Benfleet to Southend-on-Sea every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from South Benfleet to Southend-on-Sea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to Southend Central
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Southend-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canvey Island and Southend-on-Sea is 9 km. The road distance is 13 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canvey Island to Southend-on-Sea is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Canvey Island to Southend-on-Sea is to train which takes 11 min and costs £4 - £6.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Benfleet and arriving at Southend Central. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Southend-on-Sea, Park Tavern (Barons Court/St Marys C of E - Primary associate). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

The train from Benfleet to Southend Central takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.