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Overview: Bus from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance128 miles (207 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea cover the 128 miles (207 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Southend-on-Sea, Belton Way East.

Bus providers: National Express from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea

Find the best route from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Birmingham and Southend-on-Sea, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Southend-on-Sea from Birmingham

    Take the bus to Southend-on-Sea easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea.

    How many miles is it from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

    The distance between Birmingham and Southend-on-Sea by bus is approximately 128 miles (207 km).

    When traveling by bus from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea, which bus station in Birmingham do I depart from and which bus station in Southend-on-Sea do I arrive in?

    Some of the Birmingham bus stations to Southend-on-Sea you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Southend-on-Sea include Southend-on-Sea, Belton Way East, Southend-on-sea, Chichester Road and Southend-on-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Southend-on-Sea, Belton Way East.

    Where is the Birmingham bus station located? Where is the Southend-on-Sea bus station located?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Birmingham New Street, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Birmingham. The most popular arrival bus station in Southend-on-Sea, called Southend-on-Sea, Belton Way East, is located around 2.8 miles (4.5 km) away from its city center.

    What bus companies offer a service from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea?

    When taking a bus from Birmingham to Southend-on-Sea, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Southend-on-Sea. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Southend-on-Sea and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

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