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There are 4 ways to get from South Benfleet to Harwich by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree

$40 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, line 100 bus, train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station 22
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chelmsford to Manningtree

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street 70 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue 102 / ...

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Harwich 56.9 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Harwich is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Harwich is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Harwich. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station and Colchester Town Centre, The George. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Harwich is 41 miles. The road distance is 56.9 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Harwich without a car is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from South Benfleet to Harwich, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Harwich is to train which takes 2h 46m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h.

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South Benfleet to Harwich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Harwich, Mayflower Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Harwich is 57 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from South Benfleet to Harwich.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Harwich.
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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Harwich via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, Stratford (London), and Manningtree in around 2h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Harwich via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford City Centre, station, Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station, Colchester Town Centre, High Street, and Colchester Town Centre, The George in around 5h.

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
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Manningtree
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station to Colchester Town Centre, High Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
firstgroup.com
Panther Travel
Phone
+44 7918 649427
Email
info@bigblackpanther.com
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, The George to Harwich, Mayflower Avenue
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk

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