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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Benfleet

$29 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Waterfront Bus Station 116 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
  3. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) X80
  4. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  5. 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

$24 - $25

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
  2. Take the bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) X80
  3. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Benfleet

$25 - $32

Bus, train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to City of London, Fenchurch Street Station 715 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Fenchurch Street to Benfleet

$27 - $32

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainham to South Benfleet 43.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Rainham to South Benfleet 43.1 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rainham to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainham to Canvey Island is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rainham to Canvey Island station. However, there are services departing from Rainham, Roberts Road and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) via Waterfront Bus Station, Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainham to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Rainham (Kent) and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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The distance between Rainham and Canvey Island is 11 miles. The road distance is 43.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainham to Canvey Island without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Rainham to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Rainham to Canvey Island bus services, operated by Arriva Kent & Surrey, depart from Rainham, Roberts Road station.

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Map of how to get from Rainham to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Rainham, Medway, England and Canvey Island, England?

You can take a train from Rainham to South Benfleet via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rainham to South Benfleet via Waterfront Bus Station, Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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
Train from Chafford Hundred to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from London Fenchurch Street to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Rainham (Kent) to Greenhithe for Bluewater
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Greenhithe, Railway Station to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to City of London, Fenchurch Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Waterfront Bus Station to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Chalkwell Bus
Phone
+44 1795 423982
Email
coachhire@chalkwell.co.uk
Website
chalkwell.co.uk
Bus from Rainham, Roberts Road to Waterfront Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
chalkwell.co.uk
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rainham to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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