Doncaster to Southend by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:07
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m

Travelling from Doncaster to Southend by train

Fast trains from Doncaster to Southend take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 254 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Doncaster and Southend.

Are there direct trains from Doncaster to Southend?

Journeys between Doncaster and Southend usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 52 departures on the route from Doncaster to Southend every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 68 departures.

How long is the train journey from Doncaster to Southend?

The Doncaster to Southend train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Doncaster to Southend train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southend is usually scheduled to depart Doncaster around 05:07 and the last train is around 22:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Doncaster around 05:36, and the last at 21:58.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Doncaster to Southend train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Doncaster to Southend by train.

Which train companies operate between Doncaster and Southend?

More than one train company operates on the route from Doncaster to Southend, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • c2c

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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