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Journey Details

Best price £ 9.77
Journey duration 2 h 21 min
Connections per day 207
First departure 03:40
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 £ 15.58. 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.

Stations of departure

Luton London Luton airport (coach station), Airport Way
Luton Luton Town, Station Rd
Luton Luton Challney near Travelodge, Dunstable Road
Luton Leagrave Station Road Grave Avenue, Grave Avenue 22
Luton Luton Station Interchange, Station Road
Luton Warden Hill Road Barton Road, Barton Rd 182
Luton Barnfield Austin Road New Bedford Road, 321 New Bedford Road
Luton Asda, Wigmore lane 26
Luton Luton Town Centre Church Street, Church Street
Luton Stockwood Park Entrance Cutenhoe Road, 113 London Road
Luton Marsh Farm Purway Close The Moakes, The Moakes
Luton Luton Stopsley Primary School, Hitchin Rd
Luton Station Interchange
LTN Airport Stop 10
Luton (Town, Stand 3) Bus Stop
Luton Airport Bus Stn, O/s Terminal
Luton, Challney (near Simpson Close) Bus Stop
Luton LUTON AIRPORT (LONDON), Bus Stn, o/s Terminal,Bays K & L
Luton Town Centre Church Street
Stockwood Park Entrance Cutenhoe Road
Marsh Farm Purway Close The Moakes
Austin Road / New Bedford Road
Leagrave Station Road Grave Avenue
Warden Hill Road / Barton Road

Destination stations

London Bus station Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road 164
London London Whitechapel, Whitechapel Rd 303
London London Liverpool Street Station, Bishopsgate 155
London Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Hill
London London Marble Arch for Stansted, Portman St 9
London London Baker Street (Gloucester Place), Gloucester Place 139
London St Peters, Croydon Rd
London London Baker Street Station (Stop A), 208 Baker St
London London Bow, Bow road 98
London London Finchley Road (Stop CH), Finchley Rd
London London Victoria Green Line Coach Station (Stop 6),
London Brent Cross Centre (stop J2), North Circular Road
London London Marble Arch (Stop S), Park Ln
London London Mile End, Mile End road
London London Aldgate Station, Mansell St 57
Marble Arch
Finchley Road
Baker Street
Victoria Green Line Station
London (St John's Wood) Lord's Cricket Ground, Wellington Rd, Stop K
London (Marble Arch)
London (Baker Street Stn)
London London St Johns Wood, A41
Victoria Coach Station
London (Golders Green)
London LONDON Victoria Coach Station, ,Victoria Coach Stn, Departures Hall
London London Victoria Station, Buckingham Palace Rd
London (Finchley Rd Stn), Stop CH, opp Finchley Rd Stn
North Circular Rd
London London Finchley Road and Frognal, Finchley Rd 321
London London Earls Court, West Cromwell Rd 76
London London Shoreditch, Bethnal Green Road
London London Golders Green, N End Rd 2
London London Finchley Road (Stop CL), Finchley Rd 231
London London Stratford City Bus Station, Montfichet Road
London London Bethnal Green, Bethnal Green Rd
London (Paddington Stn)
London (Victoria Rail Stn), Buckingham Palace Rd, Stop 16
Oxford St
London (Finchley Rd & Frognal) Finchley Rd, Stop FF, opp Overground Stn
London (Finchley Rd Stn)

CO2 emissions for this route

Duration: 25 h 25 min
Luton Station Interchange - London (Marble Arch)
03:40 - 05:05
£ 13.35
Duration: 20 h 20 min
Luton Station Interchange - London (Finchley Rd Stn)
03:40 - 00:00
£ 13.35
Duration: 25 h 16 min
Luton Station Interchange - London (Baker Street Stn)
03:40 - 04:56
£ 13.35
Duration: 25 h 35 min
Luton Station Interchange - Victoria Green Line Station
03:40 - 05:15
£ 13.35
Duration: 25 h 25 min
Luton Station Interchange - London (Marble Arch)
04:40 - 06:05
£ 13.35
Duration: 20 h 20 min
Luton Station Interchange - North Circular Rd
04:40 - 01:00
£ 13.35
Duration: 25 h 35 min
Luton Station Interchange - Victoria Green Line Station
04:40 - 06:15
£ 13.35

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 2 h 16 min to cover a distance of 54 mi. The shortest journey from Luton to Southend-on-Sea will take you 35 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 prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Luton to Southend-on-Sea leaving at 00:45. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 23:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

On average, there are 218 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 213 departures from Luton which travel directly to Southend-on-Sea. There are 5 journeys with one change or more.


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