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There are 5 ways to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 4m

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

$40 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Chelmsford City Centre, station 100 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chelmsford to Ipswich National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 22 bus, line 100 bus, train  •  2h 26m

  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 Ipswich

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  56m

  1. Take a taxi from South Benfleet to Ipswich 53.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  56m

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Ipswich 53.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich is to line 100 bus and bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Ipswich. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Ipswich via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station and Chelmsford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Ipswich is 44 miles. The road distance is 53.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich without a car is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Ipswich bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich is to train which takes 2h 4m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 3h 25m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Ipswich is 53 miles. It takes approximately 56m to drive from South Benfleet to Ipswich.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Ipswich.
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  • Distance: 43.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Ipswich via West Ham, West Ham station, Stratford station, and Stratford (London) in around 2h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Ipswich via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Chelmsford City Centre, station, and Chelmsford in around 3h 25m.

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 Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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
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 Chelmsford to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from South Benfleet to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk
Fareway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1245 355555
Website
farewaytaxisltd.com
Chelmsford Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1246 600 155
Website
chelmsfordtaxisltd.co.uk
A1 Taxi
Phone
+44 1245 838383
Website
a1carschelmsford.com

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