Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train

Cheap train tickets from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£57

Average

£62

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.

Great Western Railway
08:00Bristol3h34 11:34Southend-on-Sea
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£571One-way
Great Western Railway
08:30Bristol3h24 11:54Southend-on-Sea
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£671One-way

Train schedule Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
Great Western Railway
08:00Bristol3h34 11:34Southend-on-Sea
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Great Western Railway
08:30Bristol3h24 11:54Southend-on-Sea
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Fastest train times from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

3 h 24 m

Average

3 h 29 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

229 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Bristol for Southend-on-Sea every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
08:30Bristol3h24 11:54Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£671One-way
Great Western Railway
08:00Bristol3h34 11:34Southend-on-Sea
0 changes
£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance142 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency32 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea cover the 142 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 32 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27.

Train companies: Great Western Rail trains Bristol to Southend-on-Sea

For as little as £27 you can travel by train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea with Great Western Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea with Great Western Rail! As an official travel partner of Great Western Rail, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Great Western Rail, compare the best routes between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Great Western Rail Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train ticket available today. If you search for Great Western Rail tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 142 miles (229 km) journey between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea with ease and comfort on a train with Great Western Rail.

Train information from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 1 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 34 a day

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.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea for as low as £27  for the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train to cost on average £74  one way.
The distance between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea by train is approximately 142 miles.
While the time it takes to travel 142 miles between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea is on average 3 h 24 min.
For the best Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 32 trains a day from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 07: 30. The last train departing from Bristol to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 10: 38. You can find the latest Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book Bristol to Southend-on-Sea train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £74. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bristol
Southend-on-Sea
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 between Bristol and Southend-on-Sea.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station front. Alternative: the lower approach road, outside the front of Bristol & Exeter House

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