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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Chester

$113 - $188

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Bus  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Basildon to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Chester National Express

$25 - $33

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Train West Midlands  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Smethwick Galton Bridge
  3. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester

$89 - $132

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Chester 220.7 miles

$45 - $70

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$124 - $343

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$98 - $233

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  4. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester

$128 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Chester is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Chester is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Chester. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Chester via Basildon and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 12m.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Chester is 185 miles. The road distance is 220.7 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Chester without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £85 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from South Benfleet to Chester, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Chester is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £85 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 9h 12m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Chester.
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  • Distance: 185.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Chester via West Ham, West Ham station, Euston Square station, and London Euston in around 3h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Chester via Basildon and London Victoria Coach Station in around 9h 12m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Chester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 Chester
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Chester is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from South Benfleet to Chester.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 432+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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