There are 7 ways to get from South Benfleet to Bideford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$140 - $254

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Bus Berrys Coaches  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station Superfast 1
  2. Take the bus from Tiverton to Bideford National Express

$75 - $86

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Train South Western Railway  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple

$90 - $151

Bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bideford

$94 - $119

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Bideford 253.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train to London City, fly, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$97 - $326

Fly from Southend, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple

$138 - $509

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Bideford. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Bideford via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Bideford is 211 miles. The road distance is 253.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bideford without a car is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from South Benfleet to Bideford, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Bideford bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bideford is to train which takes 7 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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South Benfleet to Bideford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bideford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Bideford is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from South Benfleet to Bideford.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Bideford via London Fenchurch Street, Tower Hill Underground Station, Paddington Underground Station, London Paddington, Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Rail Station in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Bideford via South Benfleet, Railway Station (Benfleet Stn), Benfleet, Barking, Barking Underground Station, Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station, Hammersmith Bus Station, Tiverton, Bus Station, and Tiverton in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Bus operators
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Tiverton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.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 Tiverton to Bideford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bideford
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com

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