London to Southend-on-Sea train

Cheap train tickets from London to Southend-on-Sea

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

17

Average

19

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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12:04AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h54 12:58AMSouthend Central
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171One-way
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12:34AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h55 01:29AMSouthend Central
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171One-way
12:15AMLondon Liverpool Street1h08 01:23AMSouthend Victoria
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231One-way

Train schedule from London to Southend-on-Sea

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12:04AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h54 12:58AMSouthend Central
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12:15AMLondon Liverpool Street1h08 01:23AMSouthend Victoria
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12:34AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h55 01:29AMSouthend Central
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Fastest train times from London to Southend-on-Sea

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Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

59 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

58 km

Of the 3 trains that leave London for Southend-on-Sea every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
12:04AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h54 12:58AMSouthend Central
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171One-way
12:34AMLondon Fenchurch Street0h55 01:29AMSouthend Central
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171One-way
12:15AMLondon Liverpool Street1h08 01:23AMSouthend Victoria
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231One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Southend-on-Sea

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
durationAverage train duration54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency132 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 132 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreater Anglia or c2c

Trains from London to Southend-on-Sea cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Greater Anglia or c2c. Normally, there are 132 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $18 (€17).

Train companies: Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Southend-on-Sea trains

You can travel by train between London and Southend-on-Sea with Abellio Greater Anglia for as low as $18 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Abellio Greater Anglia

Looking for trains between London and Southend-on-Sea? Abellio Greater Anglia is one of the best companies to travel with on the 36 miles (58 km) trip from London to Southend-on-Sea. As an official travel partner of Abellio Greater Anglia, Omio quickly shows you the latest Abellio Greater Anglia train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to Southend-on-Sea routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Abellio Greater Anglia train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between London and Southend-on-Sea, you can quickly see if the Abellio Greater Anglia ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London - Southend-on-Sea train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Abellio Greater Anglia!

Abellio Greater Anglia from London to Southend-on-Sea train information:

  • Average Duration: 56 min
  • Abellio Greater Anglia frequency: 48 a day

Trains from London to Southend-on-Sea

The traditional seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea has been a popular vacation destination for Londoners since the 19th century, which might explain why there are two separate rail lines from the capital to the Essex town. Travelers booking a London to Southend-on-Sea train can choose from frequent departures from London Liverpool Street or Fenchurch Street stations, with journey times to the coast of around an hour. Departure times range from very early morning to after midnight.

Which train companies travel from London to Southend-on-Sea?

Greater Anglia  operates weekday trains on the route from London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria Station. Direct trains on the route from London Fenchurch Street to Southend Central Station are provided by c2c.

How long is the train from London to Southend-on-Sea?

The fastest London to Southend-on-Sea train services are c2c's departures  from Fenchurch Street, with times of around 49-55 minutes for the 40 mile trip east. Greater Anglia connections from Liverpool Street take just over an hour to reach Southend Victoria.

How many trains are there from London to Southend-on-Sea?

This is a very popular route with commuters as well as vacationers, so services are very frequent. On weekdays, there are around six trains from London to Southend-on-Sea every hour for most of the day, with the greatest frequency in late afternoon. Departure times start with very early morning services and continue throughout the day and evening, with final connections leaving London after midnight. Sunday schedules are less frequent, with no services from Liverpool Street to  Southend Victoria.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Southend-on-Sea?

Departure train station:  London Fenchurch Street is located on the east side of central London, with Underground connections available from nearby Tower Hill Tube station. Liverpool Street Station is a short walk to the north, with Underground links on four lines and city bus routes stopping close to the terminus on Bishopsgate. Both stations have news vendors, food stores, a bar, coffee shops and taxi stands.

Arrival train station:Southend Victoria station is situated on the northern side of the town center, next to a bus terminus offering connections across the region. Southend Central is in the center, close to the seafront, also close to a bus interchange. Both stations offer drinks and food stores, news vendors, rest rooms and taxi stands.

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Southend-on-Sea

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 London to Southend-on-Sea.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between London and Southend-on-Sea for as low as $18 (€17)  for the next 7 days.
The London to Southend-on-Sea train ticket price is on average $18 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 36 miles (58 km)  from London to Southend-on-Sea by train.
On average the London to Southend-on-Sea train time is 54 min  covering the 36 miles (58 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the route from London to Southend-on-Sea you can take a train with Greater Anglia or c2c. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from London to Southend-on-Sea on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing London for Southend-on-Sea is 132 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first London to Southend-on-Sea train departs at 7: 00 AM   and the last train from London to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 11: 11 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from London to Southend-on-Sea on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book a train ticket from London to Southend-on-Sea within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Southend-on-Sea from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Southend-on-Sea
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Southend-on-Sea.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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