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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  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  •  6h 37m

  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

$21 - $30

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the subway from Upminster station to Richmond station
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads

$67 - $120

Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads 170.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5h 56m

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

$219 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads is to bus which costs £16 - £24 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Temple Meads via Basildon, London Victoria Coach Station and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 37m.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Bristol Temple Meads is 136 miles. The road distance is 170.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £55 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £55 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 6h 37m, you could also fly, which costs £160 - £300 and takes 5h 56m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads.
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  • Distance: 136.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads via West Ham, West Ham station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 3h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Bristol Temple Meads via Basildon, London Victoria Coach Station, and Bristol, Bus Station in around 6h 37m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Southend to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Train operators
c2c
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 Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Reading to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
London Underground (Tube)
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express

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

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Ryanair, Flybe, Aer Lingus and easyJet offer flights from Southend Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 1024+ hotels available in Bristol Temple Meads. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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