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Overview: Train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea cover the 142 miles (229 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £62, but the average price of train tickets is £64.

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol 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 Bristol to Southend-on-Sea.

What is the price of the cheapest train between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea for as little as £62  in the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train prices are on average £64  one way.

What is the distance from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea via train to be approximately 142 miles (229 km).

How many hours does it take from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea by train?

The Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train duration is on average 3 h 28 min, which is to be expected when travelling 142 miles (229 km) between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

How many train services are there from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea a day?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea? When does the last train depart from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Bristol at 08: 00. The last train leaves from Bristol at 09: 00. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea to score the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £64 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line