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

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Line 100 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

$5 - $7

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Line 3 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Hadleigh, Church 3

Line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  1 h 41 min

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

Train  •  2 h 2 min

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

$21 - $31

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chelmsford to South Benfleet 15.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to South Benfleet 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station and arriving at South Benfleet, High Road via Hadleigh, Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chelmsford to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Canvey Island is 16 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island without a car is to line 100 bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Canvey Island bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station.

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Chelmsford to Canvey Island train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Chelmsford station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island is to line 100 bus which takes 1 h 11 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

First in Essex operates a bus from Chelmsford to South Benfleet every 20 minutes, and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to South Benfleet via Stratford (London) in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Hadleigh, Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Chelmsford to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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Chelmsford to Canvey Island bus services, operated by Arrow Taxi, arrive at Hadleigh, Church station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Canvey Island is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Chelmsford to Canvey Island.

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