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Best price £ 14.26
Journey duration 1 h 18 min
Connections per day 102
First departure 06:25
Last departure 23:45
Distance 54 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Luton to Southend-on-Sea?

When you're traveling from Luton to Southend-on-Sea, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 14.66. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 4.56, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Buses from Luton to Southend-on-Sea

How long will it take me to travel from Luton to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

The journey between Luton and Southend-on-Sea by bus usually takes 1 h 21 min to cover a distance of 54 mi. The shortest journey from Luton to Southend-on-Sea will take you 30 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Southend-on-Sea quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Luton to Southend-on-Sea?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Luton to Southend-on-Sea, which usually leaves at 14:45. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 23:45. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

How many journeys from Luton to Southend-on-Sea are there every day?

On average, there are 239 daily departures from Luton to Southend-on-Sea. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 400 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include National Express, Megabus, Greenline and Arriva UK Bus (Green Line 757), and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 237 departures from Luton which travel directly to Southend-on-Sea. There are 2 journeys with one change or more.