There are 4 ways to get from South Benfleet to Whitstable by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Benfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the train from Stratford International to Whitstable

$62 - $91

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Line 22 bus, line 100 bus, bus, line 4 bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 22
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  4. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) 007
  5. Take the line 4 bus from University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) to Whitstable, Horsebridge 4

$27 - $31

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Line 22 bus, line 100 bus, bus, train  •  4 h

  1. Take the line 22 bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 22
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) 100 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) X80
  4. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
  5. Take the train from Chatham to Whitstable

$37 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from South Benfleet to Whitstable 62.4 miles

$13 - $20

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No, there is no direct bus from South Benfleet to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) and arriving at Whitstable, Horsebridge via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) and University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Benfleet to Whitstable. However, there are services departing from Benfleet and arriving at Whitstable via West Ham DLR Station and Stratford International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between South Benfleet and Whitstable is 24 miles. The road distance is 62.4 miles.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Whitstable without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from South Benfleet to Whitstable, including transfers.

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South Benfleet to Whitstable bus services, operated by First in Essex, depart from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) station.

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South Benfleet to Whitstable train services, operated by c2c, depart from Benfleet station.

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The best way to get from South Benfleet to Whitstable is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 22 bus and line 100 bus and bus and line 4 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 36 min.

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South Benfleet to Whitstable bus services, operated by Stagecoach in East Kent, arrive at Whitstable, Horsebridge station.

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South Benfleet to Whitstable train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Whitstable station.

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Map of how to get from South Benfleet to Whitstable.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from South Benfleet to Whitstable via West Ham, West Ham DLR Station, Stratford International DLR Station, and Stratford International in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Benfleet to Whitstable via Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), and University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) in around 4 h 36 min.

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 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Stratford International to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Train from Chatham to Whitstable
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
Bus operators
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Primary School) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chatham, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in East Kent
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) to Whitstable, Horsebridge
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between South Benfleet to Whitstable is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from South Benfleet to Whitstable.

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