Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) train

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Compare prices and tickets Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) by coach or train

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Overview: Train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC)

distanceDistance128 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£174 (€194)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) cover the 128 miles long route taking on average 2 h 37 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £174, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £170. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Southend Central.

Train providers: Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways trains Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC)

Buy your official Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways train tickets between Birmingham New Street (BHM) and Southend Central (SOC) from £170 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Chiltern Railways is a train company based in the United Kingdom with trains to Southend Central (SOC) from Birmingham New Street (BHM). It operates services from London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill, Oxford, Banbury, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, and Stratford-upon-Avon. It also runs services from Birmingham Moor Street to Stratford-upon-Avon. Chiltern Railways offers a range of train types, including InterCity 125, Class 165 and Class 168 trains. These trains are equipped with comfortable seating, air conditioning, power sockets, and free Wi-Fi. The company offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include a café bar, a shop, and a quiet coach. The most popular routes for Chiltern Railways are London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill, Oxford, and High Wycombe.

FAQs: Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC).
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) can start from as little as £170 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) is £174; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) is 2 h 37 min   to travel the 128 mile long journey, with around there are 22 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) leaves at 08: 26. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) leaves at 21: 21.
There are 22 trains a day from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) you can take a train with Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southend Central (SOC) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 21.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southend Central, located 0.2 miles (322 m) away from the city centre.

It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Southend Central (SOC) from Birmingham New Street (BHM) including taking a coach or train.

Trains departing from Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

Trains arriving to Southend Central

Distance from Southend Central to city center
Distance from Southend Central to city center
0.2 miles (322 m)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stops on Clifftown Road near The Last Public House
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 03457 44 44 22 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: No | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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