How to get from Southend-on-Sea to London

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from Southend-on-Sea to London

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

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To get from Southend-on-Sea to London on 23 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:09Southend Central0h56 09:05London Fenchurch Street
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08:43Southend Central0h57 09:40London Fenchurch Street
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08:24Southend Central0h58 09:22London Fenchurch Street
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08:49Southend Central1h01 09:50London Fenchurch Street
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Travel Information between Southend-on-Sea and London

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £15 • 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesc2c or c2c

Travel 36 miles (58 km) by coach or train to London from Southend-on-Sea. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 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 journey are c2c or c2c among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Southend-on-Sea to London.

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FAQs

You can travel from Southend-on-Sea to London 2 different ways: coach or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Southend-on-Sea to London. Tickets for a train cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

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

The quickest way to travel between Southend-on-Sea and London is by train, which takes on average 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 47 min   of travel time.

The distance from Southend-on-Sea to London is approximately 36 miles (58 km).

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

  • Around 50 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

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

    • You'll find 50 direct trains per day with c2c.

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

    Your journey from Southend-on-Sea to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Southend-on-Sea to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

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

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

    However, we recommend buying tickets to London from 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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