How to get from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea

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Travel Information to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester

distanceDistance182 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£19 - £87
fastestFastest modeFlight • £52 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 182 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

There are 4 ways to travel from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea. Tickets for a coach cost on average £19.

This is compared to other travel options to Southend-on-Sea:

A coach is generally £33 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £52 from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

A coach is generally £68 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £87 from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

The fastest way to get to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Southend-on-Sea that can usually take longer:

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 56 min   of travel time.

Southend-on-Sea is approximately 182 miles away from Manchester.

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

  • 46 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Manchester and 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 for travellers from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea:

  • Coaches most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Southend-on-Sea at Southend-on-Sea, Belton Way East.
  • Flights mostly leave from Manchester Airport and tend to arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea:

  • You can travel by plane to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Southend-on-Sea tickets for £52 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Manchester and Southend-on-Sea by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £87 with Avanti West Coast from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barking or Luton. If you're looking to explore London, Barking or Luton from Southend-on-Sea, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £19 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £52 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £87 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester 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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