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Coach Information between Southend-on-Sea and London

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Southend-on-Sea to London cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available.

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National Express Southend-on-Sea – London

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National Express

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel between Southend-on-Sea and London! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from Southend-on-Sea to London, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Southend-on-Sea to London route on Omio. You can expect to travel around 36 miles (58 km) between Southend-on-Sea and London on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select from three ticket options for the Southend-on-Sea to London coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Southend-on-Sea and London don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches from Southend-on-Sea to London

National Express operates one coach service per day from Southend-on-Sea to London Victoria.  This daily service departs Southend early in the morning and arrives at London Victoria Coach Station mid-morning. The journey has a usual travel time of two hours 45 minutes hours, although it is much faster at weekends. Coaches depart from the centrally-located Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre coach station and arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

Which coach companies travel from Southend-on-Sea to London?

Coaches from Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre to London Victoria Coach Station are operated by National Express. National Express is the UK's leading coach carrier, covering towns and cities all over the country.

How long is the coach from Southend-on-Sea to London?

The journey time for National Express coaches travelling from Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre to London Victoria Coach Station ranges from two hours and 15 minutes to two hours and 45 minutes. The coach makes an earlier stop at London Stratford, which takes approximately one hour from Southend.

How many coaches are there from Southend-on-Sea to London?

National Express operates one daily coach service each day from Southend-on-Sea to London.  The daily coach service departs in the early morning, just after 7:30 a.m. on weekdays and shortly after 8:00 a.m. on a Saturday and Sunday. During the week, the journey time is two hours and 45 minutes and at weekends, the journey is significantly quicker at just two hours and 15 minutes. In both instances, the coach arrives at London Victoria Coach Station shortly before 10:30 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Southend-on-Sea to London?

Departure bus station: National Express coaches depart from Southend-on-Sea Travel Centre, the town's main bus and coach station, which is located in the very heart of the town centre. The Travel Centre is easy to reach on foot from anywhere in central Southend and those travelling from the outskirts or surrounding area will find that most local bus services terminate here. It's also just a short walk from Southend-on-Sea Central train station.

Arrival bus station:  Coaches from Southend-on-Sea arrive at London Victoria Coach Station. located to the southwest of Central London.  From here, there are numerous buses connecting with destinations all over London. It's also a two-minute walk to London Victoria Overground and Underground station where many facilities, cafes, pubs and shops are located.

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FAQs
What is the distance from Southend-on-Sea to London via coach?
The Southend-on-Sea to London coach distance is approximately 36 miles (58 km).
Which coach companies can get me from Southend-on-Sea to London?
For the best Southend-on-Sea to London coach to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services from Southend-on-Sea to London to compare what amenities they may offer.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southend-on-Sea
London
Southend-on-sea
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Westcliff-on-sea
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