ACET: The difference between....
Benefit and Advantage
Both benefit and advantage refer to a good thing. Benefit is a noun and a verb, advantage is a noun. The difference is that advantage is sometimes used in the for comparison with something else; being better than something else.
• Exercising regularly has many benefits.
• All the students will benefit from the new textbooks.
One advantage of studying online is that you don’t need to drive to school.
(comparing studying online to studying in a school)
• Being tall is an advantage in basketball.
(you will have a better/easier experience compared to shorter players)