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Trains Luton to Southend-on-Sea: Times, Prices and Tickets

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What's the best way to get from Luton to Southend-on-Sea? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Luton to Southend-on-Sea, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest train 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 £ 45.13. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 43.40, 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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.

Luton to Southend-on-Sea by train

Best price £ 43.40
Journey duration 36 min
Connections per day 32
First departure 12:13
Last departure 17:29
Distance 54 mi
Departure Luton
Arrival Southend-on-Sea
Carriers Nationalrail, Thameslink, Tube, C2c, East Midlands Railway, Southeastern, Greater Anglia, London Overground, TfL Rail

Route Summary by Train

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£ 43.40
Maximum price
£ 52.80

Luton - Southend-on-Sea


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£ 45

Monday, June 20th 2022
London Liverpool Street - London St Pancras International
15:25 - 15:36
CO2: 0.25kg

How much time will it take to go from Luton to Southend-on-Sea by train?

In order to get from Luton to Southend-on-Sea faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Luton and Southend-on-Sea will complete the journey in 2 min. On average, it will take you about 36 min to travel the 54 mi between Luton and Southend-on-Sea.

When do the first and last departures from Luton to Southend-on-Sea leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Luton to Southend-on-Sea leaving at 12:13. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 17:29.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.

Which stations can I use to travel from Luton to Southend-on-Sea?

You can depart from Luton at stations such as Stratford (London), London St Pancras International, London Liverpool Street, Stratford International, Southend Central, Southend Victoria, Luton, West Hampstead Thameslink, West Ham and London Bridge. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Southend-on-Sea at the following stations: Southend Victoria, London St Pancras International, Stratford (London), Luton, Harpenden, London Fenchurch Street, London Liverpool Street, Stratford International, Farringdon and West Ham. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Luton and Southend-on-Sea. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Luton leave for Southend-on-Sea?

If you want to get from Luton to Southend-on-Sea, you can travel with providers such as Thameslink, Tube, C2c, East Midlands Railway, Southeastern, Greater Anglia, London Overground and TfL Rail. You will find a maximum number of 36 departures per day. On average, there are 32 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 32 direct journeys between Luton and Southend-on-Sea. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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