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London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central by train

It takes an average of 1h 10m to travel from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central by train, over a distance of around 34 miles (55 km). There are normally 124 trains per day travelling from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central and tickets for this journey start from £6 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 49m
PriceFrom £6
Distance34 miles (55 km)
Frequency124 trains per day
First train05:00
Last train00:41
Departure stationLondon Fenchurch Street
Arrival stationSouthend Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsc2c

London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central for Tuesday 17th August 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
14:56 16:29 1h 33m, 2 changes
15:04 15:58 54m, direct
15:11 16:24 1h 13m, direct
15:14 16:49 1h 35m, 2 changes
15:19 16:10 51m, direct
15:34 16:28 54m, direct
15:36 17:09 1h 33m, 2 changes
15:41 16:54 1h 13m, direct
15:49 16:40 51m, direct
15:56 17:29 1h 33m, 2 changes

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central take?

The average journey time by train between London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central is 1 hour and 10 minutes, with around 124 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central is 49 minutes.

How much does the train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central cost?

Train ticket prices from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central without having to change trains. There are 124 direct trains from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central leave?

The first train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central leave?

The last train from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central leaves at 00:41. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Fenchurch Street and Southend Central by train?

Trains travelling from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central cover a distance of around 34 miles (55 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street.

Cheap train tickets from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central

Train tickets from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central start at £6 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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