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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance343 miles (553 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea cover the 343 miles (553 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 2 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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

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FAQs

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea via train?

The train distance from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea is around 343 miles (553 km).

What is the average Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea train duration?

The train time from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea is on average 8 h 2 min  for the 343 miles (553 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Southend-on-Sea by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

How many train services per day are there between Edinburgh and Southend-on-Sea?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea?

The earliest train departing from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 09: 11. The last train departing from Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 09: 11. You can find the latest Edinburgh to Southend-on-Sea train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Southend-on-Sea
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your trip to Southend-on-Sea from Edinburgh.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express