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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Canvey Island by train, subway, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Benfleet

$38 - $58

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to South Benfleet National Express

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Train, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
  3. Take the subway from Ealing Broadway station to Upminster station

$68 - $105

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to South Benfleet 124.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Canvey Island is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Canvey Island is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Canvey Island. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at South Benfleet via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Canvey Island is 97 miles. The road distance is 124.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Canvey Island without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Southampton to Canvey Island, including transfers.

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Southampton to Canvey Island bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Canvey Island is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Southampton to Canvey Island bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Benfleet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Canvey Island is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to drive from Southampton to Canvey Island.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Canvey Island.
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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Canvey Island, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to South Benfleet via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, West Ham station, and West Ham in around 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to South Benfleet via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
London Underground (Tube)
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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