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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, Tube  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
  3. Take the train from Farringdon to Hitchin

$29 - $39

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Hitchin, St Mary's Square 777 / ...

$24 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus via Bishop's Stortford, Interchange  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt) X10
  2. Take the bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Hitchin Railway Station 386

$33 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Hitchin 63 miles

$13 - $20

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Hitchin, St Mary's Square via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) and Stansted Airport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

More details

The distance between South Benfleet and Hitchin is 46 miles. The road distance is 63 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from South Benfleet to Hitchin without a car is to train and Tube which takes 1 h 51 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from South Benfleet to Hitchin, including transfers.

More details

South Benfleet to Hitchin bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn).

More details

South Benfleet to Hitchin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hitchin, St Mary's Square station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Hitchin is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from South Benfleet to Hitchin.

Get driving directions

There are 303+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Hitchin.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 45.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from South Benfleet to Hitchin via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), and Stansted Airport, Coach Station in around 4 h 10 min.

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
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Ham Underground Station to Farringdon Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Website
firstgroup.com
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 Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Hitchin, St Mary's Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Richmonds Coaches
Phone
01763 848226
Email
postbox@richmonds-coaches.co.uk
Website
richmonds-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Bishop's Stortford, Interchange to Hitchin Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
richmonds-coaches.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.