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There are 9 ways to get from South Benfleet to St Ives by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  8 h 56 min

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

$171 - $316

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Bus  •  12 h 56 min

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

$33 - $44

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Train South Western Railway  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids
  3. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Truro

$122 - $213

Train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Redruth

$166 - $303

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to St Ives 328 miles

$70 - $110

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay, night bus, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  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 night bus from Newquay to Hayle
  5. Take the bus from Hayle, Foundry Square to St Ives, Bus Station

$76 - $214

Fly Southend to Newquay, night bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Newquay (NQY) SEN - NQY
  2. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$137 - $578

Train to London City, fly to Exeter, train  •  8 h 26 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 St Erth

$129 - $400

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay, night bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to London Fenchurch Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY
  4. Take the night bus from Newquay to Hayle

$128 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to St Ives is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to St Ives is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to St Ives station. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at St Ives, Bus Station via Basildon, London Victoria Coach Station and Hayle, Foundry Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and St Ives is 281 miles. The road distance is 328 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to St Ives without a car is to train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs £130 - £250.

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It takes approximately 8 h 56 min to get from South Benfleet to St Ives, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to St Ives is to train which takes 8 h 56 min and costs £130 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 12 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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South Benfleet to St Ives bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Hayle station.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to St Ives.
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  • Distance: 280.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 56 min

What companies run services between South Benfleet, England and St Ives, Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from South Benfleet to St Ives via London Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, Plymouth, St Erth, and St Erth, station in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to St Ives via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Basildon, London Victoria Coach Station, Hayle, and Hayle, Foundry Square in around 12 h 56 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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
Flights from London City to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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 Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $75
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from London Paddington to Redruth
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $280
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$75 - $120
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $280
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to St Erth
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Exeter St Davids to Truro
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Erth
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hayle
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Newquay to Hayle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to St Ives is 328 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from South Benfleet to St Ives.

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Flybe offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Newquay Airport.

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