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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$73 - $138

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express

$23 - $32

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Bristol Temple Meads

$55 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Bristol 170 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Bristol (BRS) SEN - BRS

$219 - $382

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Basildon and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Bristol is 137 miles. The road distance is 170 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from South Benfleet to Bristol, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Basildon station.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southend Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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South Benfleet to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Bristol is 170 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to drive from South Benfleet to Bristol.

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KLM, BMI Regional, Aer Lingus and three other airlines offer flights from Southend Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 136.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Bristol via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Bristol via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Basildon, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Jersey
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to West Ham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Bus operators
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 Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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