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There are 6 ways to get from South Benfleet to Bideford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 45m

  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

$128 - $234

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Bus  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station 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

$79 - $103

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Train South Western Railway  •  7h 45m

  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

$87 - $143

Bus Berrys Coaches  •  9h 14m

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

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Bideford 253.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train, fly  •  6h 39m

  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

$94 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Bideford is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Bideford is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Bideford. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Bideford via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 28m.

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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 6h 45m and costs £95 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m 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.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bideford is to train which takes 6h 45m and costs £95 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9h 14m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Bideford.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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, Aldgate station, Paddington station, London Paddington, Exeter St Davids, Barnstaple, and Barnstaple, Rail Station in around 6h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Bideford via South Benfleet, Railway Station, Benfleet, Upminster, Upminster station, Hammersmith, Hammersmith Bus Station, and Tiverton in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $75
Advanced Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $170
Train from Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Exeter Central to Barnstaple
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Bideford
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Bideford is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4h 23m 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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There are 870+ hotels available in Bideford. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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