There are 5 ways to get from Colchester to South Benfleet 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  •  1 h 39 min

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

$32 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) X10

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) 22

$17 - $24

Taxi  •  39 min

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

$100 - $130

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Colchester to South Benfleet 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colchester to South Benfleet is to bus which costs £6 - £8 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colchester to South Benfleet is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Colchester and South Benfleet is 28 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Colchester to South Benfleet, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Colchester to South Benfleet station. However, there are services departing from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) via Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Colchester to South Benfleet. However, there are services departing from Colchester and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Colchester, England and South Benfleet, 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 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colchester to South Benfleet via Chelmsford, Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 2 h 3 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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Cathedral to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Crouch Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Colchester to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Avenue Taxis
Phone
+44 1473 888 888
Website
avenue-taxis.com
Hawk Express Cabs
Phone
+44 1473 222 222
Website
hawkexpresscabs.co.uk

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