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There are 5 ways to get from Harwich to South Benfleet by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 33m

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

$39 - $60

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Train, line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  3h 4m

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

Bus, line 100 bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 100 / ...

Bus, line 3 bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street 102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street to Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station 70 / ...
  3. Take the line 3 bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Railway Station to Hadleigh, The Memorial 3

Drive  •  58m

  1. Drive from Harwich to South Benfleet 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Harwich to South Benfleet is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Harwich to South Benfleet is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harwich to South Benfleet. However, there are services departing from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road via Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Harwich to South Benfleet. However, there are services departing from Harwich Town and arriving at Benfleet via Manningtree, Stratford DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Harwich and South Benfleet is 41 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Harwich to South Benfleet without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Harwich to South Benfleet, including transfers.

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Harwich to South Benfleet bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Harwich to South Benfleet train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Manningtree station.

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The best way to get from Harwich to South Benfleet is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus and line 100 bus, which costs and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Harwich to South Benfleet.
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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Harwich, England and South Benfleet, England?

You can take a train from Harwich to South Benfleet via Manningtree, Stratford (London), Stratford DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 2h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harwich to South Benfleet via Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street, Colchester Town Centre, Osborne Street, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 59m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Manningtree to Chelmsford
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
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
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Harwich, Mayflower Avenue to Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
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

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Harwich to South Benfleet bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Harwich to South Benfleet train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Benfleet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harwich to South Benfleet is 56 miles. It takes approximately 58m to drive from Harwich to South Benfleet.

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There are 300+ hotels available in South Benfleet. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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