Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£46

Average

£60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h24 11:14Southend-on-Sea
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£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h24 12:34Southend-on-Sea
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£581One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h59 12:54Southend-on-Sea
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£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:10Birmingham3h24 10:34Southend-on-Sea
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£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h25 12:15Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£611One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
Avanti West Coast
07:10Birmingham3h24 10:34Southend-on-Sea
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Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h24 11:14Southend-on-Sea
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Chiltern Railways
07:55Birmingham4h03 11:58Southend-on-Sea
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Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h25 12:15Southend-on-Sea
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Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h59 12:54Southend-on-Sea
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Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h24 12:34Southend-on-Sea
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

207 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Southend-on-Sea every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:10Birmingham3h24 12:34Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£581One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:10Birmingham3h24 10:34Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:50Birmingham3h24 11:14Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£461One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:50Birmingham3h25 12:15Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£611One-way
Chiltern Railways
08:55Birmingham3h59 12:54Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£591One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance128 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland

Trains from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea cover the 128 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £70, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £60.

Train companies: Chiltern Railways trains Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways from £60. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

It’s easy to book your Chiltern Railways train ticket to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham online with Omio! Simply check the current Chiltern Railways train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Chiltern Railways train tickets online. Prices for Chiltern Railways trains from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea start at £60 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 128 miles (207 km). If you search for Chiltern Railways trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Chiltern Railways tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea Chiltern Railways train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

  • Average Price: £60

Travel Tips: Trains from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Travel by train to Southend-on-Sea 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 to Southend-on-Sea.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea for the next 7 days starting from £60  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train price to come in at an average of £70  one way.
The Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train distance is approximately 128 miles.
On average the Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train time is 3 h 24 min  covering the 128 miles long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Take the Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train with Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways or London Midland. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Birmingham and Southend-on-Sea as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Birmingham for Southend-on-Sea is 35 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea at 07: 10   or take the last train from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea leaving at 09: 10. Look for the latest Birmingham Southend-on-Sea train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
If you book Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £70. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham
Southend-on-Sea
The major railway station for departures from Birmingham is Birmingham New Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Birmingham New Street for your trip from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
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.
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

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