There are 8 ways to get from South Benfleet to Sunderland by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland

$53 - $228

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Bus  •  11 h

  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 London to London Golders Green
  3. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Sunderland

$49 - $61

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Bus, train  •  8 h 7 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 train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
  3. Take the train from Peterborough to Durham

$93 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Sunderland 283 miles

$60 - $90

Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the Tube from West Ham Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL

$108 - $343

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Newcastle  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL

$92 - $263

Train to London City, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle

$105 - $345

Train, train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL

$119 - $325

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Sunderland. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Sunderland via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Stansted Airport London and London Golders Green. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Sunderland is 247 miles. The road distance is 283 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Sunderland without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from South Benfleet to Sunderland, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Sunderland is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Sunderland is 283 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from South Benfleet to Sunderland.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Newcastle Airport.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Sunderland.
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  • Distance: 246.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Sunderland via West Ham, West Ham Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Sunderland via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and London Golders Green in around 11 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
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
Grand Central
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$80 - $120
Train from Peterborough to Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
London Underground (Tube)
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 London to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Golders Green to Sunderland
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com

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