There are 5 ways to get from Strood to South Benfleet by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Strood to Stratford International
  2. Take the train from Stratford International DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station Dlr
  3. Take the train from West Ham to Benfleet

$27 - $39

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Bus, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
  2. Take the bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail) X80
  3. Take the train from Chafford Hundred to Benfleet

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Line 100 bus, line 22 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) 100 / ...
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) 22

$21

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Strood to South Benfleet 32.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Strood to South Benfleet 32.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Strood to South Benfleet is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strood to South Benfleet is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Strood to South Benfleet station. However, there are services departing from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue and arriving at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station) via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strood to South Benfleet. However, there are services departing from Strood and arriving at Benfleet via Stratford International DLR Station and West Ham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Strood and South Benfleet is 12 miles. The road distance is 32.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Strood to South Benfleet without a car is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £20 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Strood to South Benfleet, including transfers.

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Strood to South Benfleet bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside).

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Strood to South Benfleet train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Strood station.

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The best way to get from Strood to South Benfleet is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £20 - £30. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus and line 22 bus, which costs £16 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Strood to South Benfleet.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Strood to South Benfleet via Stratford International, Stratford International DLR Station, West Ham DLR Station, and West Ham in around 1 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strood to South Benfleet via Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre), Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside), and Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Stratford International DLR Station to West Ham DLR Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
c2c
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from West Ham to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Train from Chafford Hundred to Benfleet
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
c2c-online.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Earl Estate, Elaine Avenue to Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Ensign Bus
Website
ensignbus.com
Bus from Bluewater, Bus Station (Bluewater Shopping Centre) to Chafford Hundred, Railway Station (Chafford Rail)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
ensignbus.com
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Lakeside, Bus Station (Lakeside) to Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Basildon Town Centre, Bus Station (Basil'n Bus Stn) to South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
firstgroup.com
Other operators
Taxi from Strood to South Benfleet
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Star Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 575656
Website
startaxismedway.co.uk
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 1634 840840
Website
abctaxismedway.co.uk

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Strood to South Benfleet bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at South Benfleet, Kents Hill Road (Total Petrol Station).

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Strood to South Benfleet train services, operated by c2c, arrive at Benfleet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Strood to South Benfleet is 32 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Strood to South Benfleet.

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