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    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 2
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    Southend Central
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 4
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    Southend Central
    Platform 4
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    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 9
    20:13
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 9
    21:14
    Southend Victoria
    Platform 2
    21:14
    Southend Victoria
    21:29
    Southend Central
    Southend Central
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 1
    on time
    Southend Central
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 1
    on time
    Southend Central
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 14 estimated
    20:35
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 14 estimated
    21:34
    Southend Victoria
    Platform 4
    21:34
    Southend Victoria
    21:49
    Southend Central
    Southend Central
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 2
    on time
    Southend Central
    Platform 4
    0 changes
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    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 3
    on time
    Southend Central
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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  9. on time
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 15 estimated
    20:55
    London Liverpool Street
    Platform 15 estimated
    21:54
    Southend Victoria
    Platform 2
    21:54
    Southend Victoria
    22:09
    Southend Central
    Southend Central
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
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    London Fenchurch Street
    Platform 1
    on time
    Southend Central
    Platform 2
    0 changes
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Journey information from London to Southend Central

  • Train Fares from: £5
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 143
  • Distance: 36 miles (58 km)
  • Train operators: c2c
  • Origin: London
  • Destination: Southend Central
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Southend Central by train?

    The average journey time between London and Southend Central is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 143 trains per day travelling from London to Southend Central. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Southend Central?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Southend Central without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Southend Central.

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  • What is the distance between London and Southend Central?

    The distance between London and Southend Central is 36 miles.

    Distance: 36 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Southend Central?

    The first train from London to Southend Central departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Southend Central?

    The last train from London to Southend Central departs at .

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    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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