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

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Plymouth

$134 - $238

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Bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express

$78 - $100

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Plymouth 261 miles

$55 - $85

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Exeter (EXT) LCY - EXT
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$94 - $337

Fly Southend to Exeter, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Exeter (EXT) SEN - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth

$134 - $520

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY
  4. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$97 - $255

Fly Southend to Newquay, train  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  2. Take the train from Newquay to Plymouth

$158 - $619

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Plymouth is 222 miles. The road distance is 261 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs £100 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth, including transfers.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs £100 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £80 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Exeter Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Plymouth is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from South Benfleet to Plymouth.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 700+ hotels available in Plymouth. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Plymouth.
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  • Distance: 221.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Plymouth via London Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, and London Paddington in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from South Benfleet to Plymouth every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southend to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Exeter St Davids to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Newquay to Plymouth
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
nationalexpress.com

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