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

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Train  •  1h 38m

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

$32 - $46

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Line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  2h 10m

  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

Bus, line 100 bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

Bus, line 3 bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Hadleigh, The Memorial 3

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Colchester to South Benfleet 37.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Colchester to South Benfleet 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Colchester to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to Canvey Island is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Colchester and Canvey Island is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Colchester to Canvey Island without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs £24 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Colchester to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Colchester to Canvey Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Colchester to Canvey Island is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs £24 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and line 22 bus, which costs and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Colchester to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

You can take a train from Colchester to South Benfleet via Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to South Benfleet via Chelmsford, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2h 10m.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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
54m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Colchester to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Arrow Taxi
Phone
+44 1903 212121
Email
enquiries@arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Website
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Hadleigh, The Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrowtaxigroup.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com

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Colchester to Canvey Island bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Colchester to Canvey Island is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Colchester to Canvey Island.

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There are 294+ hotels available in Canvey Island. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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