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Southend to London

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    Southend Central
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    Southend Victoria
    Platform 2
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    London Liverpool Street
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Journey information from Southend to London

  • Train Fares from: £6
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 415
  • Distance: 36 miles (58 km)
  • Train operators: c2c, Greater Anglia
  • Origin: Southend
  • Destination: London
  • How long does it take to travel from Southend to London by train?

    The average journey time between Southend and London is . On an average weekday, there are 415 trains travelling from Southend to London. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Southend to London by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Southend to London cost?

    Train tickets from Southend to London can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Southend to London?

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Southend and London?

    The distance between Southend and London is 36 miles.

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

    The first train from Southend to London departs at .

    What time is the last train from Southend to London?

    The last train from Southend to London 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.

Southend to London timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Southend to London for Monday 20th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
15:4816:4456m, direct
15:5016:4858m, direct
16:0416:5955m, direct
16:0917:0758m, direct
16:1017:131h 3m, direct
16:1317:261h 13m, direct
16:2117:1756m, direct
16:2717:2356m, direct
16:3017:2959m, direct
16:3517:3257m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Southend to London

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