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Journey details

Best price 22.43£
Journey duration 3 h 8 min
Connections per day 121
First departure: 04:45
Last departure: 21:56
Distance 176km

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Finding the perfect train connection from Leicester to Southend-on-Sea has never been so easy: thanks to virail, you will be able to compare hundreds of offers at the same time just by inserting the date of your trip. Through the price and departure filters, you will have the possibility to restrict the results and find the perfect solution. You can also specify if you need a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. The booking takes place on the provider's website, to which you will be automatically redirected. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. Virail helps more than 60 million users to make the best choice for their trip every year. 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 serve the route from Leicester to Southend-on-Sea?

To get to Southend-on-Sea by train, you can rely on Nationalrail, only an example among all our partners.

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.

What is the price of train tickets from Leicester to Southend-on-Sea?

If you have the possibility to book in advance, you will be likely to find cheap train tickets from Leicester to Southend-on-Sea for 26,00 £. In case you can't plan in advance, train tickets to Southend-on-Sea cost on average 67,05 £.

Trains from Leicester to Southend-on-Sea


If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.

Since the journey between Leicester and Southend-on-Sea is relatively short, you can consider carpooling or bus as alternative ways of transport with cheapest prices and similar duration.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Leicester and Southend-on-Sea?

The trains to Southend-on-Sea can leave from Leicester [ LEI ] and arrive at Southend East [ SOE ], Southend Victoria [ SOV ] or Southend Central [ SOC ].

How long to you need to get to Southend-on-Sea by train?

On average, it takes 3 hours and 19 minutes to get to Southend-on-Sea by train, but you will need 2 hours and 50 minutes with the fastest trains. The first one is available at 20:07, whereas the last one leaves Leicester at 21:07.

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