If you're after cheap c2c train tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we'll show you where c2c can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey.
To find c2c train tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices. Wherever you’re going with c2c, start your trip with us.
Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our c2c map to plan out where you want to go. From the main hubs of London Liverpool and Fenchurch Street stations, you can enjoy speedy services to Essex and many other destinations in between.
c2c takes you further. From the Capital, benefit from smooth journeys to places such as Southend, Shoeburyness and Leigh-on-Sea. Whether you’re after a day by the seaside or want to use the network for regular commuter journeys, c2c makes this all possible and hassle-free. And why not plan ahead by looking at our c2c trains times page and be one step ahead.
If you're after cheap UK train tickets, check out the hints below and see how you could bag yourself a bargain. We'll even highlight the cheapest prices!
Train tickets in the UK usually go on sale 3 months before the date of travel. Look out for Advance tickets, as these tend to be cheaper when they're first released. Be quick though, as they sell out on busier routes.
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When travelling by train in the UK, you can benefit from reduced fares by choosing times of day that are less busy. When searching for tickets with us, we'll display all available tickets and options, highlighting the cheapest ones.
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Our clever little Price Prediction tool will peek into the future and let you know when ticket prices are about to rise – meaning you'll never miss out on the best value fares. Beat the rush and save on price too. (Currently available in the UK app only)
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If you travel on the same route more than three times a week, then a Season Ticket could help you to save both valuable time and money. Not only that, they're available in a number of flexible options to suit different time frames.
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They're types of train discount cards you can buy for £30 for unlimited use. You can get up to a 1/3 off the price of Off-Peak train tickets when using a Railcard. From kids to elderly people, there are great discounts out there to be had.
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GroupSave is a concession that allows any group of 3 - 9 passengers travelling together up to a 34% discount on Off-Peak tickets on selected routes.
Great for families and groups of friends, you can find this option in the drop-down menu when booking your train tickets.
Enjoy smoother c2c train journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most c2c train journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.
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Whether you're travelling for work or play, c2c's most popular route in and out of Essex could be just the ticket for you, your friends and family.
Connecting London with the busiest town in Essex, c2c trains run from Southend Central into the capital over five times an hour during peak times, and four every hour off-peak, providing a frequent and fast rail service for all kinds of customers. City 2 Coast trains on this route also serve the eastern London boroughs, stopping at Upminster, Barking and West Ham, connecting passengers with the London Underground at these stops.
With Southend Central to London Fenchurch St express trains taking under an hour to reach Fenchurch Street, it has become a popular route for those looking to move out of London and travel in, as well as becoming an important asset for the local Essex tourism.
Southend is a popular seaside town in Essex and provides plenty of entertainment - from the Southend Pier to the Adventure Island - for those looking for a day out without travelling to traditional beach hotspots in the UK.
Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular c2c destinations for travel details and nearby attractions. And why not plan ahead by checking out our c2c train times page?
Travelling with c2c? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard c2c facilities here.
Yes, there is free WiFi at all c2c run stations.
Unfortunately, there are no First Class services on c2c trains. All seats are charged as Standard fares.
Only fully folding bikes can be carried on c2c trains during peak times.
Got a query about your c2c journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.
You might find an answer to your query in our help section. For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to contact us on 0333 202 2222.
If you would like more information regarding c2c train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call c2c on +(44)345 744 4422.