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There are 6 ways to get from South Benfleet to Torquay by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$117 - $248

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Bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station X10
  2. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 250 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot

$69 - $93

4 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  6 h 38 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 Torquay

$77 - $148

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Torquay 238.4 miles

$50 - $75

Train to London City, fly, train  •  5 h 11 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 Torquay

$81 - $327

Fly from Southend, train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$121 - $510

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The cheapest way to get from South Benfleet to Torquay is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Benfleet to Torquay is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Torquay. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road and arriving at Torquay, Tesco via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Newton Abbot, Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 54 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Torquay is 194 miles. The road distance is 238.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Torquay without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs £85 - £200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from South Benfleet to Torquay, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Torquay 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 Torquay is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs £85 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 9 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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South Benfleet to Torquay bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newton Abbot station.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Torquay.
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  • Distance: 194 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Torquay via London Fenchurch Street, Liverpool Street station, Lancaster Gate station, London Paddington, and Newton Abbot in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Torquay via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, Stansted Airport London, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Newton Abbot, and Newton Abbot, Rail Station in around 9 h 54 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
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southend to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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 Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Torquay
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
CrossCountry
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Newton Abbot
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Torquay is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from South Benfleet to Torquay.

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Flybe offers flights from London City Airport to Exeter Airport.

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There are 1125+ hotels available in Torquay. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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