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from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Southend-on-Sea and Birmingham

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesChiltern Railways

Travel 128 miles (207 km) by train from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham. Chiltern Railways is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct train from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham
Travel to Birmingham 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 Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham.
What are my Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham travel options?

Getting from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham includes taking a train.

What is the fastest way to Birmingham from Southend-on-Sea?

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham. It takes on average 3 h 15 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham?

The Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham distance is approximately 128 miles (207 km).

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

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

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Southend-on-Sea and in Birmingham?

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

    Which travel operators can get me from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham?

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

    • Chiltern Railways can get you to Birmingham by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Chiltern Railways from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham for £56 on Omio.
    Is there a direct service between Southend-on-Sea and Birmingham?

    Yes, there is a direct service from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham:

    • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

    What is another destination I should add to my tour from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham?
    Looking to extend your trip from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham? Many Omio customers who go from Southend-on-Sea to Birmingham usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Birmingham, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I book tickets between Southend-on-Sea and Birmingham online to get the best deals?

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

    • Train tickets cost £56 one way on average.

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