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Journey details

Best price 11.65£
Journey duration 3 h 24 min
Connections per day 146
First departure: 05:29
Last departure: 23:30
Distance 207km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies travel from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea by train?

Among all our partners, you will also find Nationalrail, providing the train connections between Birmingham and Southend-on-Sea.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea?

By booking in advance, you can find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea from 13,50 £. However, train tickets for this route cost on average around 63,50 £.

Trains from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea


If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.

When it comes to short distances, bus and carpooling represent a good alternative to the train journey, especially if you are travelling with a limited budget.

Which stations do the trains to Southend-on-Sea leave from?

Trains leave Birmingham from Birmingham Snow Hill [ BSW ] or Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and arrive at Southend East [ SOE ], Southend Central [ SOC ] or Southend Victoria [ SOV ].

How long does it take from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea and when do the trains leave?

The average duration of the journey is 3 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Southend-on-Sea in 3 hours and 20 minutes. The first train leaves from Birmingham at 18:08, while the last one leaves at 21:08.

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