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

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

The distance between Glasgow and Southend-on-Sea by train is approximately 360 miles (581 km).

How long does it take from Glasgow to Southend-on-Sea by train?

The train time to Southend-on-Sea from Glasgow is on average 8 h 13 min  for the 360 miles (581 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Southend-on-Sea from Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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

The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Southend-on-Sea is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Southend-on-Sea from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper