There are 5 ways to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$12 - $14

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Line 3 bus, bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church) 3
  2. Take the bus from Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church) to South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn) 27 / ...

$12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$22 - $34

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station 17.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station 17.2 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station is to taxi which costs £55 - £75 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral and arriving at South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn) via Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Benfleet Station is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £9 - £11.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Benfleet Station bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, depart from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral station.

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Chelmsford to Benfleet Station train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station is to bus which takes 55 min and costs £9 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £27 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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Chelmsford to Benfleet Station bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn).

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Chelmsford to Benfleet Station train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Benfleet station.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station.
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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Benfleet Station, England?

First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church) to South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
NIBSbuses
Website
nibsbuses.com
Bus from Hadleigh, Church (Hadleigh Church) to South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nibsbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to Benfleet Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk

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