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from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea

You can get from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea by train, bus or flight.

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May 24
$112Avanti West Coast
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May 25
$109Avanti West Coast
$424British Airways
May 26
$95Avanti West Coast
$79British Airways
May 27
$100Avanti West Coast
$94British Airways
May 28
$99Avanti West Coast
$82British Airways
May 29
$95Avanti West Coast
$81British Airways
May 30
$108Avanti West Coast
$201British Airways

Travel Information to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $60 (€54) • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€54) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 182 miles (294 km) by flight or train to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€54). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea

Travel 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 Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

How do I reach Southend-on-Sea from Manchester?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Manchester and Southend-on-Sea. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea?

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Southend-on-Sea is by taking a flight with an average price of $60 (€54).

This is compared to other travel options to Southend-on-Sea:

A flight is generally $29 (€26) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $89 (€80) from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

What is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea?

The fastest way from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Southend-on-Sea that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 59 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea?

Southend-on-Sea is approximately 182 miles (294 km) away from Manchester.

How many services a day are there between Manchester and Southend-on-Sea?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea:

  • Flights mostly depart from Manchester Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel operators can get me to Southend-on-Sea from Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea:

  • You can travel from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€54) with British Airways from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $89 (€80) with Avanti West Coast from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barking or Luton. If you're looking to explore London, Barking or Luton from Southend-on-Sea, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Manchester to Southend-on-Sea one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $60 (€54) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $89 (€80) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Southend-on-Sea online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.