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Best price £ 4.92
Journey duration 1 h 3 min
Connections per day 147
First departure 04:56
Last departure 22:25
Distance 34.8 mi

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How much do train tickets from Southend-on-Sea to London cost?

When you're traveling from Southend-on-Sea to London, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 12.29. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 4.92, 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.

Trains from Southend-on-Sea to London

How long does it take to get from Southend-on-Sea to London by train?

The journey between Southend-on-Sea and London runs for about 34.8 mi and usually takes approximately 1 h 3 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 49 min. If you are trying to get from Southend-on-Sea to London as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Southend-on-Sea to London?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Southend-on-Sea to London, which usually leaves at 04:56. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 22:25. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Southend-on-Sea to London route?

You will be able to leave Southend-on-Sea by using stations such as Leigh-on-Sea, Southend Central, Southend East, Southend East [ SOE ], Southend Victoria [ SOV ] and Southend Central [ SOC ]. These connect you to stations including London Fenchurch Street, London Fenchurch Street [ FST ] and London Liverpool Street [ LST ] in London. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Southend-on-Sea or in London, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Southend-on-Sea to London?

You will be able to travel from Southend-on-Sea to London using companies such as Nationalrail and C2c. Combined, these providers offer an average of 147 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 382 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Southend-on-Sea to London using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 110 direct connections from Southend-on-Sea to London each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 37 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.