How to get from London to Southend-on-Sea

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from London to Southend-on-Sea

You can get from London to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Southend-on-Sea on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between London and Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance36 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £15 • 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesc2c or c2c

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 36 miles between London and Southend-on-Sea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are c2c or c2c among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from London to Southend-on-Sea.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Southend-on-Sea

Travel 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 London to Southend-on-Sea.

There are 4 travel options from London to Southend-on-Sea: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from London to Southend-on-Sea is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £15 compared to other travel options to Southend-on-Sea:

A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Southend-on-Sea by coach, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

The fastest way from London to Southend-on-Sea is by train with an average journey time of 51 min.

Other travel options from London to Southend-on-Sea can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 39 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 36 miles from London to Southend-on-Sea.

The average frequency per day from London to Southend-on-Sea is:

  • Around 138 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Southend-on-Sea as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Southend-on-Sea:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Southend-on-Sea, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with c2c to go to Southend-on-Sea by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find c2c London to Southend-on-Sea tickets on Omio for £15.
    • C2c can get you to Southend-on-Sea by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with c2c from London to Southend-on-Sea for £15 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from London to Southend-on-Sea with the following travel operators:

    • You'll find 138 direct trains per day with Greater Anglia or c2c.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Southend-on-Sea as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Southend-on-Sea.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Southend-on-Sea often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Barking, Luton or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Southend-on-Sea itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Southend-on-Sea and any of these top destinations today!

    When planning your trip between London and Southend-on-Sea, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average £15 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Southend-on-Sea online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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