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Journey details

Best price 34 £
Journey duration 4 h 6 min
Connections per day 183
First departure: 06:31
Last departure: 00:38
Distance 253km

Virail finds for you the best train offers from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea

Finding the perfect train connection from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Nationalrail, serving the train route between Sheffield 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 are the low cost train tickets from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea?

The average price of train tickets from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea is of 81,30 £. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea can be around 33,60 £.

Trains from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

For short distances like between Sheffield and Southend-on-Sea, busses and carpooling are good alternatives to the train, thanks to their low costs. Also, busses have the advantage of getting to the smallest towns where the is no train station.

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

The trains to Southend-on-Sea leave Sheffield from Sheffield [ SHF ] and arrive in Southend Central [ SOC ].

When are the first and last trains from Sheffield to Southend-on-Sea scheduled?

While the first train to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 06:03, the last one is scheduled for 14:03. The average duration of the journey is of 4 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Southend-on-Sea in 3 hours and 52 minutes.

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